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by lythargic
Fri May 28, 2004 10:10 am
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Vault Nicknames?
Replies: 79
Views: 34699

my nicknames Sucks At Life, bc i suck at life. i named my poles Benz McPole and Poley Shore
by lythargic
Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: Trail Leg Help
Replies: 2
Views: 2264

at a certain point you have to use other parts of your body to get your hips up / inverted. the leg swing alone cant carry you upside down. abs / arms etc
by lythargic
Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: West and Northwest and Canyon Regions
Topic: 2 girls over 12' from the same HS!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 8012

lawryks got the reagan sisters. lindsays at like 12-10 as a soph and her senior sister is low 12 in easton PA
by lythargic
Sat Apr 17, 2004 6:10 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Accident in Oregon
Replies: 25
Views: 18461

i know, it wasnt smart. thats why it was an accident. i made a bad judgement call and payed for it
by lythargic
Thu Apr 15, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Accident in Oregon
Replies: 25
Views: 18461

i am 180, and it was a 13 160 and i was choked down a foot. not too unsafe, esp for a warmup jump
by lythargic
Thu Apr 15, 2004 8:04 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Injuries, anyone?
Replies: 41
Views: 16313

in another post, but ill show it here 10+ foot bailout warmup blowthrough over a small pit. arm folded in half. straightened it on the pit, went to ER http://www.lythargic.com/john/images/arm1.jpg http://www.lythargic.com/john/images/metal1.jpg http://www.lythargic.com/john/images/neck1.jpg
by lythargic
Thu Apr 15, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Accident in Oregon
Replies: 25
Views: 18461

bad idea vaultmd. i was doing something like that the time before i had my accident. i think that if i didnt have that whole motion of coming off the pole in my physical-memory, i wouldnt have come off the pole and it could have been prevented.
by lythargic
Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: The Push Plant Issue resurrected!
Replies: 44
Views: 72031

I have used both ways for a long time and found it really helps. I was taught the conventional way but always had a hard time with my arms being properly extended on takeoff. I started the pushing pole method for 3 and 4 step drills, holding 10 jumping 10 etc, and it really improved my takeoff on a ...
by lythargic
Wed Apr 14, 2004 6:45 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Accident in Oregon
Replies: 25
Views: 18461

went over the back of a small pit on a blow through:

arm folded in 90 degrees. paralyzed wrist to elbow
http://lythargic.com/john/images/arm1.jpg

http://lythargic.com/john/images/metal1.jpg

http://lythargic.com/john/images/neck1.jpg

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