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by DallasLoanGuy
Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Joe Dial
Replies: 22
Views: 46116

Re: Joe Dial

B.A.vaulter wrote:One word: Push-off. End of story.


Joe stepped 'deep' into it back in H.S.
I didn't have a chance to see him after 1981
by DallasLoanGuy
Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Joe Dial
Replies: 22
Views: 46116

Re: Joe Dial

Is the photo of the 19' vault a composite? Or did they actually have people on the mats during the vault ( I would assume to hold the bar on because of a tailwind)? Also, was the guy on the front buns catching the pole so Joe wouldn't come down on it? two guys with poles holding onto the bar until ...
by DallasLoanGuy
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Joe Dial
Replies: 22
Views: 46116

Re: Joe Dial

I caught Joe's poles in 1980. High School. Not because they would hit the bar.... but because he didn't want to land on them. The guy was 'out jumping his pole' even in HS Yes, sometimes people were on the mat. LOL. But only when he was pushing it up there.... for safety(we had a crappy mat). Otherw...

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