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by ashcraftpv
Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: interpretation of rule change
Replies: 12
Views: 21113

Re: interpretation of rule change

Hmm ... you didn't mention that he was an expert on PV rules interpretation. You only said that he was well known! :idea: I didn't want to mention his name in case he was wrong :P Everyone knows who he is, and he has coached many elite vaulters (not earl), so I'm inclined to believe him. We've just...
by ashcraftpv
Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: interpretation of rule change
Replies: 12
Views: 21113

interpretation of rule change

7-2-11: A crossbar displaced by a force disassociated with the competitor after he/she is legally and clearly over the crossbar shall not be a fault. Rationale: Addresses possible influence of an outside force on the crossbar on an otherwise successful attempt. The only examples I've seen of a &quo...
by ashcraftpv
Thu Nov 06, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Let's talk about box collars!
Replies: 49
Views: 83809

Re: Let's talk about box collars!

Purchasing season is upon us, and I need to tell my AD which box collar to buy in order to be compliant. I know there is the Gill collar, and UCS sells one (but there is some contention as whether it meets the standard or not). Are there any other viable options, or do I have to just tell him to ben...
by ashcraftpv
Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: 2014 European Championships Results
Replies: 5
Views: 8137

Re: 2014 European Championships Results

Since when is Russia in Europe?
by ashcraftpv
Sat May 31, 2014 2:15 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Deakin Volz 17-0 (IN)
Replies: 2
Views: 6568

Re: Deakin Volz 17-0 (IN)

He went 17' 2" last week at sectionals and 17' 3" yesterday (5/29) at Regionals. Looks like Corey Shank's state record is in jeopardy!
by ashcraftpv
Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: NFHS proposed rule changes for 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 7769

NFHS proposed rule changes for 2015

(AP Newswire) The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is proposing some sweeping changes to the set of rules that govern high school track and field. The main reason for these changes is increased safety among the athletes and to speed up the time it takes to run a track mee...
by ashcraftpv
Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: USATF Indoor Men
Replies: 10
Views: 13559

Re: USATF Indoor Men

no men named to the world indoors team.....that's just sad........
by ashcraftpv
Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:36 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Most 17' and 18' men in a single school year?
Replies: 5
Views: 9582

Re: Most 17' and 18' men in a single school year?

I think in the 90s Tennessee had LoJo, Adam Smith, and Justin Daler all over 5.50m ?

Kansas was loaded back in the 80s if i'm not mistaken.
by ashcraftpv
Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: OK, Let's open the "pole drop" can of worms
Replies: 25
Views: 40990

Re: OK, Let's open the "pole drop" can of worms

I usually don't emphasize the "drop" aspect of the plant motion as I do "getting your hands up". Too often with beginners (and some of my intermediate vaulters) they attempt to "steer" (my term) the pole tip into the box. In most cases, this causes a late plant/bad take...
by ashcraftpv
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: USATF to move pole vault selection
Replies: 5
Views: 7220

USATF to move pole vault selection

Original Press Release on USATF site USATF moves national team pole vault selection to Texas Relays 4/1/2013 INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field is pleased to annouce that, starting in 2014, the men's and women's National Team selection for the pole vault will be based on the results from the Clyd...

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