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by RamboRich
Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: 12'4"
Replies: 15
Views: 2568

Re: 12'4"

Altius:

"Before destruction a man's heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor." Proverbs 18:12
by RamboRich
Sun Mar 21, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: An inspiring story for you post-collegiate non-elites
Replies: 7
Views: 2578

Re: An inspiring story for you post-collegiate non-elites

Thanks for the post Becca. Scott is a great vaulter and a living example that you dont have to quit vaulting after finishing school. It is a good reminder that pole vaulting takes patience.
by RamboRich
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: High School Vaulting in the Rain
Replies: 24
Views: 22575

Re: High School Vaulting in the Rain

Great Suggestions!! I agree. However, I might second guess whether an athlete knows best regarding the conditions to jump. Winning is usually the only thing on an athlete's mind, safety is usually not top priority. (Especially for 16 to 18 yr old men) I think the key is not whether it is raining, bu...
by RamboRich
Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: High School Vaulting in the Rain
Replies: 24
Views: 22575

High School Vaulting in the Rain

Hi everyone, I would like to hear your thoughts regarding the safety of pole vaulting in the rain. I am a current high school coach in the Seattle Area and I have some concern. I would like to state up front that I am a vaulter myself. I have jumped in all weather conditions including rain, wind, ha...
by RamboRich
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: The stiffness of a pole increases exponentially
Replies: 36
Views: 10658

Re: The stiffness of a pole increases exponentially

I am a structural engineer for an aircraft company. I use FEA and hand analysis methods for the design of wing structure. Here are my thoughts: The flex rating is a measure of the linear stiffness of the pole (beam). It is calculated by the use of classical beam bending theory (Mc/I). It is a very s...
by RamboRich
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Creatine
Replies: 37
Views: 14737

Re: Creatine

For what its worth... I have been on and off creatine for the past 10 years. Most of those have not been training for pole vault. I feel that creatine is a great supplement for body builders . If you want to lift 2 hours plus for multiple days in a row, Creatine helps tremendously! It allows you to ...
by RamboRich
Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: CHASE KEAR HAD the Prayers Friend, Pole Vaulters and Family!
Replies: 10
Views: 8310

Re: CHASE KEAR HAD the Prayers Friend, Pole Vaulters and Family!

What do answers to prayers depend on?... God's Grace http://www.desiringgod.org/ResourceLibrary/TopicIndex/35_Prayer/275_What_Do_Answers_to_Prayer_Depend_On_Part_1/ Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews...
by RamboRich
Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Struggles
Replies: 7
Views: 2916

Re: Struggles

Great Video!! Even better because it is from a fellow Hokie. Begs the question, what should be the most important thing in our lives? 1 Corinthians 15:3; Romans 8:28; 1 Tim 1:15
by RamboRich
Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Washington
Topic: Alki Beach Vault Results 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4622

Re: Alki Beach Vault Results 2009

Thought I would share a video clip of the Alki beach vault. What a great day!!

<http://vimeo.com/5567004>
by RamboRich
Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:49 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: New Gill Scholastic Standards $525
Replies: 9
Views: 3935

Re: New Gill Scholastic Standards $525

How high do the standards go? How much would shipping be to Seattle?

Thank you
by RamboRich
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Washington
Topic: Wanted 12' 115 or 120: trade or purchase
Replies: 1
Views: 3385

Wanted 12' 115 or 120: trade or purchase

I am looking for a 12' 115 or 120 to use for the remainder of this season. Would anyone be willing to trade poles?? I am at Jackson High.

Thank you
by RamboRich
Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Washington
Topic: .
Replies: 2
Views: 4045

Re: pole borrow?

I have a 13' 175 Spirit.
Do you have a 12' 115 or 120 to trade for the remainder of the season?

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