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by fx
Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA
Replies: 14
Views: 24376

Re: Olympics!! How to watch/follow in the USA

Wow! To come in as an underdog against the world record holder, then set a personal best in the olympics in your home country for the gold medal. What a competition.
by fx
Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Hooker kicks a 6.34 bungee from 3 Lefts and sets new 3L WR
Replies: 19
Views: 6802

Re: Hooker kicks a 6.34 bungee from 3 Lefts and sets new 3L WR

Whoah. How high was the bar for the make from 3L? 5.32, beating Paul Burgess by two centimeters. -6P PS: here's video of Hooker kicking a 6.63 Bungee, also from 3 lefts :dazed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrsIK5CvYzI&feature=related Looks like it's from a 4-left actually. Still impressive
by fx
Mon May 03, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Joel's Crazy Tricks - Vol 3 Online!
Replies: 4
Views: 2371

Re: Joel's Crazy Tricks - Vol 3 Online!

That multi-camera angle shot at 2:40 was awesome. I'm going to have to try to set that one up.
by fx
Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Weird Pole Break
Replies: 4
Views: 2221

Weird Pole Break

Check out when the pole breaks in the second half of this video. I've never seen a pole break during such a late part of the jump before:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qG_uOcoKF3s
by fx
Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:48 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Jacob Davis 19'2'' 1999 Indoor NCAA's
Replies: 19
Views: 10240

Re: Jacob Davis 19'2'' 1999 Indoor NCAA's

Or maybe not.
by fx
Thu Jul 23, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: PULL UPS
Replies: 32
Views: 11748

Re: PULL UPS

I just learned them, but my best is 4 in a row. Can't keep my hands from cramping though.
by fx
Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Bottom arm discussion continues...
Replies: 165
Views: 50933

Re: Bottom arm discussion continues...

I agree with you all about the feeling of effortlessness, but my problem is every jump has come to feel like this, and I think I should be doing something new so that I can improve instead of staying the same.
by fx
Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Bottom arm discussion continues...
Replies: 165
Views: 50933

Re: Bottom arm discussion continues...

Hey guys I have a question about the extension after a swing to the hips versus after a swing to the shins or some other part of the body. I understand the logic behind why it's good to swing up so your hips meet your hands, but what confuses me is how to generate enough power from this position whe...
by fx
Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: African American Pole Vaulters
Replies: 22
Views: 25102

Re: African American Pole Vaulters

I'd argue that what makes elite level athletes elite is that all of them have a strong desire and determination. At this point, natural talent is the factor that will separate the best of the elites.
by fx
Thu May 28, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: The double pole vault
Replies: 3
Views: 2035

The double pole vault

Pretty sure this doesnt actually help with good form, but it looks pretty fun:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSV7Kf-E5vo
by fx
Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Jagodin Paper
Replies: 4
Views: 4679

Re: Jagodin Paper

I'm not too impressed by the discussion, but the numbers are very interesting, and definitely need further analysis.

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