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by GasPasser
Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Differences in Pole Brands?
Replies: 13
Views: 20996

Re: Differences in Pole Brands?

On this topic, what of the placement of the weight label/max hand-hold tape? I'm not an expert, but other than Spirit, they are at/near the top of the pole. Spirit is about 6-7 inches from the top. I know HS rules don't allow holding above that mark, not sure if that applies to college, Masters can ...
by GasPasser
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Used Pit for sale - VA
Replies: 0
Views: 2455

Used Pit for sale - VA

Found this on ebay. Auction ends 4/13/14 10:17 PDT I'm not the seller.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pole-Vault-Pit- ... 4897.l4275

Location: Palmyra, VA
by GasPasser
Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Choosing a new UCS Spirit
Replies: 6
Views: 6564

Re: Choosing a new UCS Spirit

In general, if you keep the weight rating the same, the diameter of the pole will increase as the length of the pole increases to overcome the increased leverage of the vaulter on the pole. If you look at the size of the tip/plug on the pole you are currently happy with - you can compare it to the t...
by GasPasser
Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Coach Al Berardi passed away suddenly
Replies: 2
Views: 9122

Coach Al Berardi passed away suddenly

News passes quickly through the PV community - thought I share. Al left us Friday, March 28th.

Al Berardi was head coach and founder of the Heights Unlimited Vault Club in Northern NJ, and touched many lives. You can read more about him here: http://heightsunlimited.com/HUVC_index.html
by GasPasser
Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Northeast Region
Topic: Coach Al Berardi passed away suddenly
Replies: 1
Views: 9960

Coach Al Berardi passed away suddenly

News passes quickly through the PV community - thought I share. Al left us Friday, March 28th.

Al Berardi was head coach and founder of the Heights Unlimited Vault Club in Northern NJ, and touched many lives. You can read more about him here: http://heightsunlimited.com/HUVC_index.html
by GasPasser
Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: USATF Masters Indoor Championship Results
Replies: 0
Views: 10907

USATF Masters Indoor Championship Results

Boston - Reggie Lewis Track Center March 14-16 Congratulations to all Masters Vaulters; M70 Fri Mar 14 1 Isett, Don (M74) Dallas, TX 3.15m 2 Johnston, Joe (M70) Apopka, FL 3.00m 3 Marovich, David (M70)Chalfont, PA 1.50m M75 Fri Mar 14 1 Vergin, Roger (M76) Poulsbo, WA 2.40m 2 Paradine, Joseph (M78)S...
by GasPasser
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help getting off ground
Replies: 1
Views: 3726

Re: Help getting off ground

The hand hold should be moved up, one handgrip (about 3") at a time, until the pole slowly moves past vertical. If the pole stops at or before reaching vertical, move the hands down a handgrip and make sure the vaulter is not pulling. Each time the handgrip is raised, move the starting point fo...
by GasPasser
Sun Feb 23, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: MASTERS PV SUMMIT NOW A REALITY *Edited*
Replies: 5
Views: 21723

Re: MASTERS PV SUMMIT NOW A REALITY

That's awesome! I'd love to go, unfortunately, I'll have to wait until 2015 as I have a conflict that weekend. I hope it is a huge success so that it continues for years to come. I wish it were a couple of weeks later (or earlier) in the year.

Go Masters!!!!
by GasPasser
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: New PR
Replies: 8
Views: 6423

Re: New PR

Excellent observation and suggestions CoachEric. Since you have a snow day from school and no way to get on a runway, there are a couple of things you can do today. 1 - Watch these videos on planting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_b45GBLQZ8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noO3DQh8JUA 2 - Practice ...
by GasPasser
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Masters Nationals in Boston
Replies: 2
Views: 12825

Re: Masters Nationals in Boston

That's awesome! A big help. Sent you a PM.
by GasPasser
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: New PR
Replies: 8
Views: 6423

Re: New PR

Nice job on the new PR! Given the poles you are jumping on, and where you are holding, you can jump higher. The plant and take off looked good. The things that I saw that need to be corrected are: (1) you are blocking out with your lower hand - which blocks your swing, (2) because of the blocking fr...
by GasPasser
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Help with Pole Progression
Replies: 3
Views: 6067

Re: Help with Pole Progression

Thanks Becca. Let me get a little more specific. Pole selection is very limited, vaulter is 170 lbs, currently gripping at 12' on a 12'9" 170 Altius, is ready to move to a higher grip, and is starting to blow through this pole at that grip. I'm assuming, that since the vaulter is holding about ...

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