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by highhopes
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:00 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: How many days should I rest.....
Replies: 6
Views: 3045

I rest for about two weeks then start training but that's just me
by highhopes
Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Safety
Replies: 12
Views: 5251

That sounds like a good idea, and I wish they would change the minimum of 15 ½" standards to 18". I have seen too many people try to top out big poles and land back on the runway, and then their coaches look at them and say run faster so they do it two more times.
by highhopes
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: What it takes to Break Records
Replies: 15
Views: 8657

Focus on your PR and strive to jump higher bars. I try to PR every time I vault. My season ended two weeks ago and I’m training for next year because I love getting new PR’s and strive to jump higher heights more consistently. I would rather NH then go in at a lower height. At my last ...
by highhopes
Wed May 30, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: Coach providing athletes ‘valuable’ incentive
Replies: 1
Views: 4033

That's a cool coach. I wish my coach did that cuz there are a lot of people on my team that don't try.
by highhopes
Wed May 30, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Margo Tucker's the nation's top freshman pole vaulter (IN)
Replies: 7
Views: 4827

I have been to a few meets where one of the girls vaulted higher then the guys
by highhopes
Wed May 30, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Guidelines for Using Pole Vault Power
Replies: 4
Views: 19460

Everyone should read this, it's great.
by highhopes
Wed May 30, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Carbon poles
Replies: 4
Views: 2832

The shortest carbons that I have seen are 14' 6" and a 14' 6" fiber pole is light enough as it is.
by highhopes
Tue May 29, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: pole vault transport disaster story
Replies: 11
Views: 5178

Wow…I am sorry for your loss.
by highhopes
Tue May 29, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: The best place to vault.
Replies: 16
Views: 7130

Wisconsin is great over all. Some times it gets so cold that you can’t feel your hands but that is early in the season when the sun starts to go down. It’s also windy sometimes but I have PRed in the wind. Sometimes I don’t even know it’s windy until another vaulter point...
by highhopes
Tue May 29, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: High School Safety – Weight vs Pole Ratings
Replies: 56
Views: 16470

Beginners are not smart enough to vault on whatever pole they want, and not everyone has a competent coach. Pre fiberglass days we were given a pole and we learned how on our own... my first pole was bamboo:) PR13-6 on a aluminum pole 1964 I have seen a lot of vaulters on poles that were way to sof...
by highhopes
Tue May 29, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: drifting to the side
Replies: 10
Views: 5100

You could be holding too high
by highhopes
Tue May 29, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another DUI - might as well keep drinking!
Replies: 2
Views: 4317

Wow that’s crazy. His blood-alcohol level probably would have registered as legally dead.

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