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by vaultmom
Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Former BYU coach Robison dies at age 83
Replies: 2
Views: 1744

Coach Robbie

We have known Coach Robbie for over 35 years and he was awesome. My hubbie was on that 1970 national championship team ( a long time ago...track and the NCAA has changed alot since then) A great example and a man of honor and he loved the polevault !. Thanks for posting this announcement
by vaultmom
Tue May 17, 2005 11:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: The tap
Replies: 64
Views: 17958

I had never heard this term before ' tap" probably becuase my sons coach never did this with him...But I have seen many coaches/athletes do this. I can see how it would teach bad habits and create a false sense of security. And perhaps even dangerous ? Bobby free plants every jump... even in warmups
by vaultmom
Tue May 17, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: ForeignExchange/16y.o. German vaulter needs host family!
Replies: 6
Views: 3527

we have had exchange students in our home before, from japan and Australia before. We have a great track program at the HS and it is close to the college. Hubby is a track coach and my Son who is at BYU as a vaulter was a 16+ footer in HS , vaulting now in college. The HS is 1/2 from our house, the ...
by vaultmom
Sat May 14, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: Beginner to Bubka Book
Replies: 8
Views: 3698

B To Bubka

We also know Alan very well and I have posted about this book on other threads... I cant say enough good things about it. I am just the Mom., watching supporting track for more then 32 years. My kids are vaulters and now are moving into coaching the event And I am finally figuring this thing out !. ...
by vaultmom
Sat May 14, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Beginner to Bubka
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

Beginner to BUbka

Yes I agree and have posted on other threads about the value of this book. My Daughter who coaches HS vaulters in So CAlif has been using it exclusively with her beginners this year and has found it extremely helpful as well as here in Utah we have been using it with the high school vaulters we coac...
by vaultmom
Tue May 03, 2005 12:03 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: Stiff poling Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 4333

chapter 21 is

" The relationship between stiff pole vaulting and flexible pole vaulting "
by vaultmom
Sun May 01, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: 2 over 18 at BYU today
Replies: 6
Views: 2839

I have video of the boys ( Trent and Robbie) jumping ... and Juliennes hubby video taped her... Yes she used to be Bailey ( Idaho ) . And I neglected to inlcude her above so thanks to the mention. She jumped great set a new school record. She is coming back very strong after having a bouncing baby b...
by vaultmom
Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: 2 over 18 at BYU today
Replies: 6
Views: 2839

2 over 18 at BYU today

Trent Powell and Robbie Pratt both cleared 5.50 and then Robbie Pratt cleared 5.60. great day at BYU
by vaultmom
Fri Apr 29, 2005 8:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Trackwire Outdoor Rankings 2005
Replies: 19
Views: 5719

well I spoke too soon. ... Trent went 5.50 today and Robbie Pratt went 5.60. Great day after a week of cold and rain. Good job boys.
by vaultmom
Fri Apr 29, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Trackwire Outdoor Rankings 2005
Replies: 19
Views: 5719

interesting rankings. Trent is jumping very well... Robbie is stil inconsistent. It looks like it will be a good match up come NCAA's. Great group of young men. 8. Andrew Levin, Montana ( decath ) I have known Andrew since high school. We have taken him on so many trips.He is awesome. He is so dedic...
by vaultmom
Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: NO COACH
Replies: 17
Views: 4587

no coach

if you want the book "beginner to Bubka " BY Alan Launder. I have a whole box full that we brought back from Adelaide in March... email me.
by vaultmom
Mon Apr 04, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Trent Powell Joins 18' Club
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

18 foot club

oh and it was a sweet jump. Technically right on and he just flew over the bar. He then went to 18"4 to go for the BYU record but the wind had come up by then... Trent is also a mean car mechanic !

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