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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He's also worked with Harriette Paxton, who suffered the same injury as me, so he knows how to get a pole-vaulter back in top condition right after that kind of time off.
Pole-vaulter Janine Whitlock is also facing a ban, which would rule her out of the Commonwealth Games later this month, after testing positive for the steroid methandienone at the Games trials in Manchester on June 16.
Two fashion photographers persuaded stunning pole-vaulter Tatiana Grigorieva, 24, to pose in the raw for a children's charity book.
A month after pole-vaulter Heath Taylor died from an injury suffered during track practice, the school district has finished one report about the fatal accident and is compiling another more detailed version.
1991: Ukrainian pole-vaulter Sergey Bubka cleared 20ft for the first time at Malmo, Sweden, setting a new world record of 20ft 1/4 in (6.
British pole-vaulter Janine Whitlock protested her innocence from doping yesterday, the day after UK Athletics announced she had failed a drugs test.
SPANISH pole-vaulter Dana Cervantes has tested positive for the banned steroid nandrolone, according to the International Amateur Athletic Federation.
More than 600 friends, family and shaken high school athletes attended the funeral Tuesday for pole-vaulter Heath Taylor, recalling the 17-year-old athlete as a loving, friendly, supportive person who also enjoyed skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding.
A young baseball star dies trying to catch a pop fly, another athlete is felled by a flying discus and a pole-vaulter slips off the thick padding that was supposed to keep him safe, hits his head and never wakes up.