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Pole vault - Track & Field - About.com
Pole vault overview including pole vaulting technique, rules and history.
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An Illustrated History of Pole Vault - Track & Field - About.com
Bob Seagren's 1968 gold medal extended the U.S. Olympic pole vault winning streak to 16. The American streak ended in controversy in 1972 when many ...
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Rules for the Olympic Pole Vault Competition
During the 2004 Athens Games, 38 men and 35 women participated in their respective qualification rounds to earn a spot in the pole vault final. Sixteen men and ...
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Olympic Pole Vault Essentials - Track & Field - About.com
Pole vaulting has progressed strongly throughout Olympic history. William Hoyt won the initial pole vault event in 1896 with a jump of 3.3 meters (10 feet, ...
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Introduction to the Pole Vault - Track & Field - About.com
Successful pole vaulters combine the speed and flexibility of a high jumper with good upper body strength. The pole vaulter sprints down a runway and plants ...
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Americans Pole-Axed: Olympic Pole Vault Controversy - Track & Field
Americans won the pole vault gold medal in every official Olympic Games from 1896 through 1968 (not including the semi-official 1906 event). Bob Seagren, the  ...
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Pole Vault Basics - Track & Field - About.com
As a highly technical event that requires a sprinter's speed, a thrower-like upper- body strength and a gymnast's balance, pole vaulting isn't for very young kids.
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/techn4/p/Pole-Vault-Basics.htm
Pole Vault Men's Olympic Medalists - Track & Field - About.com
The Men's pole vault Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal Winners from the Olympic Games.
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Pole Vault Approach Run - Track & Field - About.com
If you lack sufficient momentum from your run you won't reach your full potential, no matter how you handle the pole. Pole vault coach and U.S. indoor ...
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Men's Pole Vault World Records From 1912 to Present - Track & Field
The men's track and field world record progression in the pole vault as recognized by the IAAF. Records from Marc Wright to Sergey Bubka.
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