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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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Pole vault - Track and 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
The precise origin of pole vaulting isn't known. It was likely discovered independently in a variety of cultures as a way of surmounting physical obstacles, such as ...
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Pole Vault Basics - Track and 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.
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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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Olympic Pole Vault Basics - Track & Field - About.com
What is Olympic Pole Vault? In this highest-flying of Olympic track and field events, successful vaulters race down a runway, plant a long, flexible pole into a  ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/polevault/a/olympvaultbasic.htm
Pole Vault Technique, Part 1 - Track & Field - About.com
Former Olympic and World champion pole vaulter Stacy Dragila currently coaches young vaulters. She discussed pole vaulting technique in a February 2013 ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/polevault/p/Pole-Vault-Technique-Part-1.htm
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 ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/techn4/p/Pole-Vault-Approach-Run.htm
Beginner's Track and Field: Learning the Pole Vault - Track & Field
A successful vaulter generally has a sprinter's speed, and must build that speed while carrying a long pole. Finally, while pole vaulters don't resemble discus ...
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Men's Pole Vault World Records From 1912 to Present
American Marc Wright was credited with the first recognized men's pole vault world record with a leap of 4.02 meters (13 feet, 2 inches) in 1912. His effort is ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/worldrecords/fl/Menrsquos-Pole-Vault-World-Records.htm
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