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by Barto
Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Lets Discuss Pits
Replies: 13
Views: 10651

Re: Lets Discuss Pits

Call one of the other equipment dealers (Bell Athletics, OnTrack, First to the Finish, etc.) and I can almost guarantee that they can get you a pit delivered for less than $13K.

The First Place pits are a fine product, but there are other options that might be less money.
by Barto
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Any thoughts for improvement?
Replies: 9
Views: 8439

Re: Any thoughts for improvement?

2 words

slide box
by Barto
Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:18 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Pre-season Vaulting (summer and fall vaulting)
Replies: 1
Views: 8858

Re: Pre-season Vaulting (summer and fall vaulting)

There are a specific number of days you can have mandatory activities, however there is no real limit on how many days you could vault as long as it is optional.
by Barto
Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Devin King at World Jr Champs
Replies: 1
Views: 4504

Devin King at World Jr Champs

Devin King's 4th place was the highest finish ever by an American male in the pole vault at World Jr's. Additionally, his 5.50m performance was the best mark ever achieved by an American at World Jr's by 20cm! Best US performer at World Jr's by year. 2014 King 5.50 2012 Krilov 5.30 (tied with Boxley...
by Barto
Sun Jul 06, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Congratulations ESSX
Replies: 3
Views: 4144

Re: Congratulations ESSX

USATF National Champs

Sam Kendrick's winning jump was on a yellow pole.
by Barto
Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 37918

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

We had our first competition with the new collar last night. On two different jumps the collar bounced the pole back into the bar after the athlete attempted to throw the pole back. Luckily the official was on top of things and awarded the bar, but this design flaw needs to be worked out. I'm not op...
by Barto
Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Joe Dial
Replies: 22
Views: 31606

Re: Joe Dial

Kris wrote:does any of you guys know Joe's height and weight at the peak of his career?


5'9 / 160#
by Barto
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Swing Up Invert Trainer
Replies: 4
Views: 3906

Re: Swing Up Invert Trainer

Probably the best vault simulator I've come across. I'm not sure how well beginners will be able to use it, but for intermediate to advanced athletes I think it is very good.
by Barto
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: US Agent offering cash incentive for elite male vaulters
Replies: 31
Views: 19253

Re: US Agent offering cash incentive for elite male vaulters

[quote="KLocke"]Right on Levi. Raise Your Bar! You are describing Chad Harting without the "wife". He also worked and jumped over 19 feet and competed in the Olympics.

Not sure about the alcohol part for Chad :dazed:
by Barto
Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Still Vacumed Pit
Replies: 9
Views: 5124

Re: Still Vacumed Pit

That is a very sad picture! I suggest calling UCS and getting their opinion on the safety of the foam. You may have a liability issue going forward.
by Barto
Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Summit
Topic: Tips for people going to the Pole Vault Summit
Replies: 17
Views: 25532

Re: Tips for people going to the Pole Vault Summit

If you are checking a bag anyway, pack some snacks. They are not always easy to come by at the nugget and the arena.

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