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by dean_of_admissions
Mon May 07, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Transporting Poles on School Bus?
Replies: 1
Views: 4642

Transporting Poles on School Bus?

Last week, for the first time in my 12 years of coaching, I had a bus driver complain about our pole vaulting tube being in the aisle of the bus. He made us take all the poles out individually and put them underneath the seats, where they slid around the dirty floor and were stepped on by athletes. ...
by dean_of_admissions
Mon May 07, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole
Replies: 3
Views: 6150

Re: Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole

Just bumping this back up to the top. Curious if anyone has any vintage vaulting poles.
by dean_of_admissions
Wed May 29, 2013 12:47 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Looking for pit donation to small WI high school
Replies: 0
Views: 1693

Looking for pit donation to small WI high school

Next Spring, I am going to be coaching a small Track & Field program at a high school in the middle-of-nowhere Wisconsin. This school is small enough that they haven't been able to afford the pit upgrade necessary to continue to the pole vault. I was wondering if anybody out there had any old Po...
by dean_of_admissions
Thu May 16, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole
Replies: 3
Views: 6150

Re: Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole

Thanks botakatobi,
I'll keep that in mind. But that'll probably be a "last resort" option. Not many bamboo groves in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
by dean_of_admissions
Wed May 15, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole
Replies: 3
Views: 6150

Wanted: Old Bamboo Pole

One of my grandpa's war buddies was recently telling me stories about when he used to pole vault in high school and college using bamboo poles. He said that he still had his pole, until it burned in a house fire a couple years ago. He kept talking about how he wish he still had that old bamboo pole....

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