Shawn Francis

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Expertise: Former HS vaulter - now 55-59YO Masters vaulter, and part-time coach
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Shawn Francis

Unread postby GasPasser » Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:05 pm

Things have been quiet on PVP for the last several weeks. I found this article interesting , thought I'd share it. I've also enyoyed his vlogs. I figure many of you might enjoy them as well. I had the pleasure of meeting Shawn when he ventured east for the Jersey Jumps Beach vault - what a great guy! He deserves our support.

From Down the Backstretch. Aug 18, 2014

Pole vaulters are optimists, says Shawn Francis, Hastings High grad, MSHSL champion in the pole vault, and an avid promoter of his event. "I'm trying to pump up our sport," he says of his whirlwind Summer of vaulting. From a runner-up slot at the USATF indoor championships to a seemingly endless tour of traditional meet vaults to street vaults, mall vaults, beach vaults, and finally a pub vault at Brits Pub in Minneapolis on August 30, Francis has deliberately used this year as a time to jump and learn.

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Re: Shawn Francis

Unread postby volunteer » Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:36 pm

I recommend everyone go back and watch each and every one of the 65 VLOGS posted so far. YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT.

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