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by Pogo Stick
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Negative Inversion!
Replies: 92
Views: 39284

Re: Negative Inversion!

?.. He is totally inverted before pole recoiled. In some frames, body vertical angle looks like greater than 90 degree (negative inversion?). Right before fly-away his body is in strange position - twisted back in inverted C. ... Barely one year later in London (5.90m) and Rome (5.94m) his jump loo...
by Pogo Stick
Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Negative Inversion!
Replies: 92
Views: 39284

Re: Negative Inversion!

I often watch this video from Helsinki '83 (YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4WUhpPHbgw ). The quality is poor and camera angle is not perfect - it is way back and far from pit, probably across the track lines. My observations could be totally wrong because of that, but this video is weird. ...
by Pogo Stick
Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: "Pole Vault Drills of the Greats" - YouTube
Replies: 0
Views: 9410

"Pole Vault Drills of the Greats" - YouTube

Didn't see this before. Here is a interesting historical video of young Russian vaulters including Bubka, Tradenkov, Yegorov: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaCL2J04z8k Russian original ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Eiij4QWFk ) was made in 1988, but all 3 looks much younger. How old they are he...
by Pogo Stick
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:23 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Isi's black stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 7027

Isi's black stuff

Isi's secret is finally revealed: Here is a famous "black stuff":
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It is a klister ski grip spray.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ski_wax#Klister_wax

And I am weirdo because I'm using Colophony (pine resin for violin bow)... ;)
by Pogo Stick
Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Olympics: Women's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!
Replies: 7
Views: 4338

Re: Olympics: Women's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!

Dry:
Spiegelburg
Suhr
Silva

Rain:
Suhr
Spiegelburg
Murer

Isinbaeva and Bleasdale will NH in qualifications.
by Pogo Stick
Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!
Replies: 22
Views: 15402

Re: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!

It will be rainy in both qualifications and final. 5.75 will be enough for gold.
Mesnil
Otto
Walker
by Pogo Stick
Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: WJR Men Finals - Da Silva, Horvat, Barber 5.55
Replies: 23
Views: 9706

Re: WJR Men Finals - Da Silva, Horvat, Barber 5.55

Horvat is using tennis ball over the pole tip. I thought I was the last one who ever use it:
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by Pogo Stick
Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: WJR Men Finals - Da Silva, Horvat, Barber 5.55
Replies: 23
Views: 9706

Re: WJR Men Finals - Da Silva, Horvat, Barber 5.55

Here is a Horvat's 5.55 jump: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnNPQk7IMns And whole day 3 afternoon session is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQDRX9IoIEg Pole vault is at: 49 - 53 min 1h12 - 1h15 1h17 1h24 - 1h26 1h28 - 1h32 1h37 1h50 1h55 2h02 2h14 2h18 - 2h20 2h25 2h31 - 2h42 2h47 2h54 - 2h5...
by Pogo Stick
Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: WJR Mq - Kirillov, Duplantis, Barber advance, Bowen out
Replies: 5
Views: 4901

Re: WJR Mq - Kirillov, Duplantis, Barber advance, Bowen out

Just one surprise: Wei Zhang (CHN) with 5.50 PB didn't qualify (NH).
Ivan Horvat, my countryman and big favorite for gold, qualify for the final. :yes:
by Pogo Stick
Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Washington
Topic: 2012 Alki Swashbuckler Beach Vault Full Results
Replies: 5
Views: 17407

Re: 2012 Alki Swashbuckler Beach Vault Full Results

Hi- I live on Alki and look forward to this event every year. I've posted the photos I took on my website--feel free to take what you need. I don't know a heck of a lot about pole vaulting, so I can't guarantee I got good shots of any particular attempt, but I did try to shoot everyone while I was ...
by Pogo Stick
Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Steve Hooker
Replies: 52
Views: 24524

Re: Steve Hooker

He was twittering this today:
"Lots of good jumps today in training. Now just need London's miserable weather to clear up for Friday! What are the chances? @AirLewis"

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