set back for standards on steel poles??

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set back for standards on steel poles??

Unread postby larry d » Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:42 pm

Does anyone out there know the approximate standard set back distance for the steel pole vaulters.
I assume it was much closer to the box ... ??

Also, has anyone heard of there ever being a sort of "retro" vault competition,where only steel or non-fiberglass/carbon poles are allowed ??
It seems that this would be attractive to many vaulters.
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Re: set back for standards on steel poles??

Unread postby botakatobi » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:55 pm

larry d wrote:Does anyone out there know the approximate standard set back distance for the steel pole vaulters.
I assume it was much closer to the box ... ??

Also, has anyone heard of there ever being a sort of "retro" vault competition,where only steel or non-fiberglass/carbon poles are allowed ??
It seems that this would be attractive to many vaulters.


First, every vaulter is unique in their standard placement but, vaulters using steel and wood generally did the following:

Low heights: Bar back at least a foot behind the zero line of the box.
Moderate heights: Bar generally around zero.
High heights: Bar generally at zero or slightly in front of the zero line.

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Re: set back for standards on steel poles??

Unread postby larry d » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:35 pm

Ah, just as I remembered it from back in the day. my setback was 4 to 5 inches with steel pole.
Thanks bota' for the info

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Re: set back for standards on steel poles??

Unread postby PV-ATL » Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:16 pm

Gang,

I wish there was a bamboo-steel-wood PV contest. I would "jump" at the chance to compete!

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Re: set back for standards on steel poles??

Unread postby larry d » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:38 am

Me too !! Pun intended !"......seriously, I would love to compete in a Retro- vault.let's get it started.
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