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by achtungpv
Mon May 09, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: What if someone jumped 18' and no one noticed?
Replies: 3
Views: 6670

Re: What if someone jumped 18' and no one noticed?

Heard he's headed to South Dakota.
by achtungpv
Thu May 05, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?
Replies: 13
Views: 21616

Re: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?

Not great seats. At the end of the women's runway. However, I thought the experience was awesome. The presentation was really good. Men's comp should've been trimmed by an hour with better management but that's nick picking.
by achtungpv
Thu May 05, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: What if someone jumped 18' and no one noticed?
Replies: 3
Views: 6670

What if someone jumped 18' and no one noticed?

Chris Nilsen, Park Hill HS (MO) 18'0". According to TFN anyway.
by achtungpv
Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?
Replies: 13
Views: 21616

Re: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?

KirkB wrote:
achtungpv wrote: ... bought the cheap ticket for FRI morning to get into the THU vault session.

I PM'd you my seat #. It would be great to meet you!

Kirk



ahhh, just saw this unfortunately!.
by achtungpv
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?
Replies: 13
Views: 21616

Re: Who's coming to Portland to watch World Indoors?

I'm going. Did the same and bought the cheap ticket for FRI morning to get into the THU vault session.
by achtungpv
Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: howtopolevault.com
Replies: 24
Views: 30268

Re: howtopolevault.com

Who is Mark Miller and who is the Pismo Beach Athletic Club? They are pole vault experts. http://pbac.com/ Whether you are seeking a little relaxation or a challenging workout, The Pismo Beach Athletic Club offers a large, well-equipped facility with a friendly, professional atmosphere. We are prou...
by achtungpv
Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: howtopolevault.com
Replies: 24
Views: 30268

Re: howtopolevault.com

Watching the videos, which appear to be from '90 or so then there's a gap to 2014. Did this guy just get out of prison?

Watch this one for the text at 1:40 to have your mind blown.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCovLFUpHIs
by achtungpv
Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Lavillenie vs Bubka
Replies: 109
Views: 73703

Re: Lavillenie vs Bubka

I think it is not accurate to say that we have a world record with a radically different technique from that which Bubka used. The free takeoff IS the Petrov model. Or at least the most important part of it. What Lavellenie is doing after that is what is different. Bubka created power by swinging h...
by achtungpv
Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Down Under Sports
Replies: 4
Views: 4970

Re: Down Under Sports

While it's probably not quite a scam, it definitely sounds like this company is really just a travel agency that makes money on athletes and their families making the trip. Looking at the results, it's a mediocre practice at best. Some PV divisions only had 1 entry and virtually all the entries were...
by achtungpv
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Use stickum or not to use stickum ?
Replies: 9
Views: 14307

Re: Use stickum or not to use stickum ?

Go old school commie style...friction tape and lighter fluid.
by achtungpv
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: DL Final Zurich- High Stakes Meet
Replies: 7
Views: 4770

Re: DL Final Zurich- High Stakes Meet

rainbowgirl28 wrote:Thanks for the analysis! Should be a good meet. Spiegelburg performs well in Diamond League meets, can she take the title again?


I'll go out on a limb and predict a 4th place finish for her.
by achtungpv
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: wheres steve hooker?
Replies: 2
Views: 3845

Re: wheres steve hooker?

He just had a kid last week. Probably trying to lose the baby weight.

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