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by master
Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:11 am
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: RIP Alan Launder (altius)
Replies: 17
Views: 15327

Re: Passing of Altius

I too add my condolences to Jenny and family. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time. I knew Alan through his pole vault camps here in the United States and then through his posts on PVP and eventually through some email exchanges. He helped this old man become a better vaulter and I am ind...
by master
Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: USATF Masters National Championships
Replies: 4
Views: 11902

Re: USATF Masters National Championships

UPDATE: Attention vaulters planning to attend the Masters National Champs next week. Just in case you don't want to deal with transporting your poles, there will be a large inventory of poles at the pit which you can rent. This is coordinated by Noel Ruebel (NoelRuebel@fcds.org), the meet director. ...
by master
Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: MASTERS PV SUMMIT NOW A REALITY *Edited*
Replies: 5
Views: 15001

Re: MASTERS PV SUMMIT NOW A REALITY *Edited*

Bubba had an idea for a t-shirt design and asked my wife Jodi to bring it to fruition. (As a side note, she designed a couple of the Pole Vault Power t-shirts a few years back.) Back on topic, her design is shown below and is available on many styles of shirts, hats and mugs at her Zazzle store at h...
by master
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Don Isett M75 3.20m WR!
Replies: 1
Views: 7909

Re: Don Isett M75 3.20m WR!

Congratulations Don. I hope to see you at a meet this year.
by master
Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Wolfgang Ritte sets M60 outdoor World Record
Replies: 5
Views: 6336

Re: Wolfgang Ritte sets M60 outdoor World Record

I had intended to make an update post about Wolfgang's amazing feats a while back. I didn't get to it then so here it is now. As Wolfgang wrote in an email, in May he was competing in ideal conditions. As he progressed and was ready to attempt to improve his WR, he had the bar set to 4.12, a modest ...
by master
Wed May 08, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Wolfgang Ritte sets M60 outdoor World Record
Replies: 5
Views: 6336

Wolfgang Ritte sets M60 outdoor World Record

It was only a matter of time (and not much time at that) before Wolfgang would set the M60 age group record. He did it in style with the jump as seen in this video http://www.evaa.ch/files/movies/WolfgangRitte_Wipperfuerth.mov vaulting 4.11m, improving the record by 7cm! Congratulations Wolfgang! :y...
by master
Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:07 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Renaud Lavillenie 6,01 ! Over 6,07 but red flag
Replies: 18
Views: 16566

Re: Renaud Lavillenie 6,01 ! Over 6,07 but red flag

For reference (scroll to see bottom of image)

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from 2012-2013 IAAF rules
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by master
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:19 am
Forum: West and Northwest and Canyon Regions
Topic: Raising the Bar vault club events
Replies: 3
Views: 9948

Re: Raising the Bar vault club events

Results for those vaulters starting at 12' or above: (scroll window for all names) Name Age 12-0 12-6 13-0 13-6 14-0 14-6 15-0 15-6 16-0 Luke McKay 19 P P XO O XO O XXP O XXX Eric Jorgensen 2O P P P P O XO XO XXP X Trevor Prater 20 P P P O O O XXX Scott Elliott 22 P P P P O O XXP X Zachery Olivera 2...
by master
Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: AGENDA 21
Replies: 33
Views: 15199

Re: AGENDA 21

May I begin by telling you a bit about myself? I am a Pole Vault Nobody. In fact, I have been assigned by the Monitor of this board as PV Wannabe. Unless I am mistaken, the assignment of "PV Wannabe" is based solely on the number of posts made. As you make more posts, your descriptor will...
by master
Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: The Petrov Model Simplified
Replies: 1
Views: 7530

The Petrov Model Simplified

Alan Launder has written an article that he asked me to make available on PVP. Below is the introductory paragraph and a link to download the four page document in pdf format. BUBKA, UNIQUE, A ONE OFF, OR DID HE REPRESENT A GENERIC "TECHNICAL MODEL" INTRODUCTION Sergey Bubka first appeared...
by master
Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: USATF HONORS for Becca!
Replies: 7
Views: 6254

Re: USATF HONORS for Becca!

Thanks for all you do Becca. The honor is well deserved.
by master
Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: In Memory of Keegan Burnett
Replies: 6
Views: 6594

Re: In Memory of Keegan Burnett

(http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/keeganburnett Tribute to Keegan Richard Burnett Written 10 hours ago by Alice Burnett (Keegan's mother) Saturday, September 15, 2012 we had a beautiful memorial service for Keegan in Sweet Home. Hundreds of people attended in the same church Keegan attended through...

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