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by patybobady
Sun May 14, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Summer Vaulting by Chicago
Replies: 0
Views: 2104

Summer Vaulting by Chicago

As a fellow Track and Field coach, I feel your pain of an outdoor season plagued by poor weather. As a pole vault enthusiast, however, it is always saddening to see the end of the season right around the corner, especially with so many Track and Field athletes reaching their potential only to see th...
by patybobady
Fri May 13, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Summer Vaulting Opportunity
Replies: 0
Views: 5177

Summer Vaulting Opportunity

Hello Track and Field Coaches, As a fellow Track and Field coach, I feel your pain of an outdoor season plagued by poor weather. As a pole vault enthusiast, however, it is always saddening to see the end of the season right around the corner, especially with so many Track and Field athletes reaching...
by patybobady
Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Chicago area summer camps and clinics
Replies: 8
Views: 26342

Re: Chicago area summer camps and clinics

No problem! Every summer after Father's Day through the end of July - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5pm-8pm. Count on it! Any and all are welcome to keep the dream alive...
by patybobady
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Summer Vaulting Tuesdays and Thursdays Near Chicago
Replies: 0
Views: 5683

Summer Vaulting Tuesdays and Thursdays Near Chicago

Hello Pole Vault Enthusiasts, As a fellow Track and Field coach, I feel your pain of a poor start to our outdoor season in terms of weather. As a pole vault enthusiast, however, it is always saddening to see the end of the season right around the corner, especially with so many Track and Field athle...
by patybobady
Thu May 07, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Video Review Plz!
Replies: 3
Views: 5125

Re: Video Review Plz!

Staying tall in the run, especially into the take off is essential. Energy needs to not be sucked into the box.
by patybobady
Thu Apr 02, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: 3 poles for sale in central IL.
Replies: 4
Views: 4225

Re: 3 poles for sale in central IL.

Where in Central Illinois? I'm in Chicago, but have 'people' in the area.
by patybobady
Sun Feb 01, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: PV Ties - for dress shirts
Replies: 1
Views: 11222

PV Ties - for dress shirts

Does anyone know a place to order ties for dress shirts??? I've been trying to get 1 or 2 for a few years...
by patybobady
Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: NCAA D1 Outdoors
Replies: 26
Views: 32501

Re: NCAA D1 Outdoors

Congrats to all, especially Kyle Ellis at EIU - 2 all Americans (1st and 2 bad team)!!!

2 All Americans and 9th place/2nd team in D1 vault are grads of IL high schools! Gerhardty ( oprf), Viken (rolling meadows) and Seigmeier (crystal lake central)
by patybobady
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Redhawk Twilight Vaultfest- Naperville, IL
Replies: 4
Views: 4401

Re: Redhawk Twilight Vaultfest- Naperville, IL

Elmwood Park, Maine South, Lane Tech, OPRF and York looking to represent and have fun!
by patybobady
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: NFHS to require ASTM Box Collar 2014-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 5020

Re: NFHS to require ASTM Box Collar 2014-2015

Wasn't it already the practice that poles were checked in by the event judge (vault official)? Also - why the change with time: 4+ = 1 min, 2-3 = 3 min, 1 = 5 ? AND FINALLY THE Big question on: Rule 3-2-8 now permits the use of electronic devices in unrestricted areas and coaching boxes, providing t...
by patybobady
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Live pole vaulting Thursday morning on WGN-TV
Replies: 1
Views: 7080

Re: Live pole vaulting Thursday morning on WGN-TV

Awesome Bob! Congrats.


Patrick - Elmwood Park H.S.
by patybobady
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Illinois
Topic: Vault clubs in/near Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 7579

Re: Vault clubs in/near Chicago

As a fellow Track and Field coach, I feel your pain of a poor start to our outdoor season in terms of weather. As a pole vault enthusiast, however, it is always saddening to see the end of the season right around the corner, especially with so many Track and Field athletes reaching their potential o...

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