VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

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Re: VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

Unread postby ec_vaulter » Sat May 15, 2010 10:55 am

ECvaulter30 wrote:different names our teams uses for these poles
15'7 155 spirit = mary jane
15' 140 spirit = jenny
16' 165 pacerIII = the man
15' 180 carbonfx = big haus



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Re: VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

Unread postby theczar » Fri May 21, 2010 2:50 pm

we nickname a bunch of our poles...some for no reason, some for dramatic effect ;)

"Jenney" (Pronounced line forrest gump: jen-naay!)
15'6" 160 UCS
Dont know where this name came from...but its fun to say!

"Money"
15'6" 165 Carbon
posted big PRs for 2 of our vaulters

"Fabulous"
15'6" 165 Carbon
next in line after Money...wrapped in the new silver tape on the carbon FXs

"Tis Black"
16' 190 Carbon
Wrapped in the back tape before Gill saved the black poles for the pros

"Black Monster"
16' 195 Carbon
Also wrapped in black...next in line after Tis Black

"Tis FAT!"
15'6" 200 UCS
A beastly-fat 15'6. it's basically a tree.

"White Whale"
16' 195 16.0 UCS
Well...because it's huge and white i guess...

"White Monster"
16' 200 15.5 UCS
A monstrous UCS pole...

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Re: VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

Unread postby chasing6 » Sun May 23, 2010 10:24 pm

We had nicknames in highschool. mainly because we didn't have a "true" series of poles. Here are the ones I used:

"Ol' Yeller": 14' 170 Yellow Catapole. was also called "sweet butter" (pronounced Butta) because it was my bread and butter pole for 3 years.
"Captain America": 14'9 165 Red white and blue Altius.
"Sting": 13'6" 165 yellow and black spiral rocket. Looked like a yellow jacket.
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Re: VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

Unread postby Jered63 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:12 pm

We call or old altius pole captain America because of the red and blue. And we have an old Skype with a guy holding a lightning bolt so we call that Hercules. We just bought two new 14'6" 145 and 150 so we call those the twins.

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Re: VAULTING POLE NICKNAMES

Unread postby treykristianPV » Wed May 18, 2016 2:55 pm

We have a pole at my college we call "The Nutcracker", the name speaks for itself...
14' 155 UCS
Personally it's a pole I enjoy jumping on. It's soft and easy to jump on.
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