New NFHS Boys PV Record - Chris Nilsen 18-4.75 !

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New NFHS Boys PV Record - Chris Nilsen 18-4.75 !

Unread postby KirkB » Sun May 22, 2016 6:09 pm

On Saturday, May 21, Chris Nilsen, of Kansas City, MO broke Shawn Barber's NFHS record, set in 2012.

Here's a small vid and writeup about it from Dyestat ...

http://www.dyestat.com/gprofile.php?mgroup_id=44531&do=news&news_id=422532-Christopher-Nilsen-HS-record-pole-vault-18-4-75-DyeStat

Here's a repeat of what I posted on the High School Grade Records thread yesterday, but I think this surprising and amazing deserves its own thread!

From http://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/A ... 270885#/L0

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2013 Outdoor 9 10' 0.00
2014 Outdoor 10 12' 3.00
2015 Outdoor 11 17' 0.00
2016 Indoor 12 17' 6.50
2016 Outdoor 12 18' 0.00

They haven't updated his latest 2016 mark yet.

That's an amazing 4-year progression! Especially from 12-3 to 17-0! :star:

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Re: New NFHS Boys PV Record - Chris Nilsen 18-4.75 !

Unread postby Rhino » Wed May 25, 2016 11:56 am

Fantastic! That is an incredible progression!


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