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Unread postby Robert schmitt » Tue Jan 04, 2005 1:29 pm

souleman wrote:Robert, the song title is actually "Black Betty". But you can put Black Benny in there and the perameter will work. Later.Mike


Thnaks,

I never new it was a song title until a few years after I graduated.
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Unread postby vaulter870 » Thu Jan 20, 2005 10:25 am

haha i have good news i finaly am showing the b**** poles whos boss . :D
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Unread postby LHSpolevault » Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:06 pm

"Leila" was my old 12' 140lb pole... no clue what brand.. but it was pink/purple :P


"Roxanne" for my 13'1" 145lb PacerFX

"Telephone Pole" for our team's 13'1" 195lb pole :eek:
^so many of us have tried to attempt a vault with it... OUCH!

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Unread postby Tamaqua Vaulter » Fri Jun 24, 2005 2:08 am

"spiritual vaultage" full name :P
nicks. curiosity and fluffy


13'7" usc spirit pole

22.1 flex
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Unread postby Periwinklegs » Sun Jul 03, 2005 3:55 pm

Robert schmitt wrote:In college we had a decathlete who we would not let use any of our poles B/c he was like 220. So he had to vault on a 190 16' black catapole that he called black benny. Evidently there is a song with that theme. He would always walk around singing, Oh black benny


its black betty by lynard skynard, lol

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Pole nicknames

Unread postby wildcard08 » Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:55 pm

We have a 165 15' 6" Pacer Carbon that we call "Stiffy" and the pole that I love to use is a 135 14' 6" Pacer FX that I have named "Valentine"

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Unread postby owlvaulter » Wed Jul 06, 2005 10:43 am

Our guys have a 14ft Spirit warm up pole that someone put a sticker on that says "Always swim near a lifeguard" and so they named the pole "Pamela" ( as in Pamela Anderson from Baywatch :) )

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Unread postby hallvaulter » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:27 pm

we have an old bubka pole

17'
205lbs

we call it "too big for you"
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Unread postby Purewrath » Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:59 pm

NICKNAME SheneQuah

BRAND Dont know, it has no markings what so ever

SIZE POLE 13' 6"

FLEX we dont know, its so thick that pracitcally no body can bend it

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Unread postby ak415 » Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:21 pm

naked-pacer, 120

beyonce-skypole, 130

the purple pole-i forget the brand(even tho its my old pole), 130

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Unread postby pvu-hooligan » Thu Mar 30, 2006 1:35 pm

NICKNAME Huey long
BRAND Skypole ez-plant
SIZE POLE 12' 140lbs
FLEX i dunno

it was my first pole now im using an essx pole 13'1" 132 doesnt have a name yet. and its my personal belief that you shouldnt give a pole a girly name...it is a POLE. lol

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Unread postby Gator Alum » Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:58 am

Any vaulters from EMU, UofM, CMU remember the Pole "Easy Money"?

I think every vaulter from those schools have used her.

The pole was an old Pacer III, I believe a 5.00m built somewhere between 1982-1985. It was a pole that had broken off from the bottom a couple of different times. The end result was a pole probably 15ft long, had a hundred marks on it, but it would just not break. Who knows what the flex on it was.

Ask Paul Babits what the record height cleared on Easy Money is. I believe he holds the record.
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