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by PVG8R
Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: Advice? First decathlon Meet
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

good luck! a little off topic, but how is a decathalon scored? there is a decathlon point calculator..... high you jump, farther you throw, faster you run = more points you get. Its somewhat more of a competition against yourself rather than what everyone else is doing. No points for 1st place or a...
by PVG8R
Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: Advice? First decathlon Meet
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

make sure you eat some food throughout the day. Nothing too heavy. If you really want to eat something a little bigger, do it before Shot and Disc rather than running events....it seems obvious, but you would be suprised how some people don't see that. Good Luck ok didnt really think about the food...
by PVG8R
Fri Mar 21, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: Advice? First decathlon Meet
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

yes those hurdles are pretty much the only thing i have not attempted to do. I use to run 300 hurdles but these being 2 notches higher will be a challenge. just gotta run through them and knock em down I guess. glad its a day 2 event. will work on them a day next week in practice.
by PVG8R
Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: Advice? First decathlon Meet
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

Advice? First decathlon Meet

I will be in my first decathlon meet next weekend at the FSU relays. Is there any advice that would be helpful from anyone that maybe have done one before? I am mostly a thrower/vaulter/distance runner hoping to get atleast 5,000 points. Any advice would be awesome!
by PVG8R
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: 13'0 review and 13'3
Replies: 5
Views: 2628

get that bottom arm extended away from you
by PVG8R
Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: NAIA Results
Replies: 11
Views: 4421

all you need is the right cords and the right computer program...it can be done.

btw not sure if u remember him but what happened to dan perkins from Warner? He was probably wearing a yellow suit. He is usually up there in the 15's.
by PVG8R
Mon Mar 10, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: 20 feet
Replies: 44
Views: 13742

spike gibeault wrote:
PVG8R wrote:what was the pole that bubka was on when he cleared 20?


http://www.polevaultpower.com/6mclub.php

5.20m pole 10.6 flex holding at 5.18

thanks! And awesome link!
by PVG8R
Mon Mar 10, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: NAIA Results
Replies: 11
Views: 4421

watch out for me in pole vault in the decathlon this outdoor season. I'm hoping to get a score in the high 5,000s and jump in the 14's. Bret McCown FRESH Webber International University FL 1st deca. meet will be March 17th weekend @ FSU Relays....im thinking around 5,800 points will get me to NAIA N...
by PVG8R
Sun Mar 09, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: 20 feet
Replies: 44
Views: 13742

what was the pole that bubka was on when he cleared 20?
by PVG8R
Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Y didnt I make it in?
Replies: 14
Views: 4401

speed and swing seemed a little slow....but a bit more penetration and u woulda been well beyond cross bar
by PVG8R
Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: need a bigger pole ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2417

looks like u have the speed and form where u could definetly get on a 13 footer without a problem. what choices do u have?
by PVG8R
Sat Mar 08, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: 20 feet
Replies: 44
Views: 13742

20 feet will come again one day..... just give me a few more years! ;)

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