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 first took up pole-vaulting after joining Hale-sowen Athletic Club more than five years ago and has since gone from strength to strength.
I touched on the subject of pole-vaulting in a previous column.
North East pole-vaulting is reaching new heights with a father and daughter partnership spearheading the way.
The Lawrence girls will certainly take a lot of beating in the sports stakes with all four of them taking the gymnastic and pole-vaulting world by storm.
Stacy Dragila, the 'first lady' of pole-vaulting, yesterday predicted she can take the women's world record past the magical five-metre mark next year.