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pole vault

1. the. a field event in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
2. a single attempt in the pole vault
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Her mark of 12-1 earned her seventh place, and she was the first Bowdoin female pole vaulter to attain All-America honors.
BRIGHT OUTLOOK: Huddersfield pole vaulter Abigail Haywood
The mark McCorkel broke stood for 17 years--held by Morry Sanders, a former Lake Hamilton pole vaulter and current Wolves assistant coach.
To become a successful pole vaulter, it is mandatory to learn as much as you can about the history, mechanics, physics, and the coaching, training, and vaulting techniques.
The 35-year-old beat off the challenges of pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, heptathlete Carolina Kluft, golfer Annika Sorenstam, cyclist Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel and defending Wimbledon tennis champion Maria Sharapova.
For the Liverpool Harrier is a record-breaking pole vaulter and a hurdler good enough to take a bronze medal at the recent Northern Counties Indoor Championships.
The Scot called legendary pole vaulter Sergei Bubka a "Ukrainian with a big pole".
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has reportedly lost Swedish pole vaulter Hanna-Mia Persson's nine four-and-a-half metre long poles.
For example, a bobsledder, high jumper, or pole vaulter who wants to perfect his or her performance practices repeatedly, adjusting techniques after noting what does and doesn't work.
Obiena, the 21-year-old pole vaulter who had just won a bronze in the India tournament, said that all his eight poles, worth $850 each, and his bag worth $220, were 'damaged beyond [use].
A JAPANESE pole vaulter has become an internet hit after knocking the bar off - with his manhood.