pole vault

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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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"I don't see a lot of innovations per se, but I do see important changes in injury prevention, especially in the pole vault," says Mark Strawderman, general manager of M-F Athletic's Track & Field division.
New pole vault regulations have been implemented for the 2002-2003 indoor and outdoor tracks seasons.
"One thing the rule change did was increase the minimum size of the pole vault pits for college and high school," says Watry.