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by KirkB
Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Historical
Topic: Hervé D'Encausse Video - 1966
Replies: 3
Views: 5662

Hervé D'Encausse Video - 1966

This video is in French, and is entitled Portrait du sportif Hervé D'ENCAUSSE, un des fers de lance de la perche française. Literal translation: Portrait of the sportsman Hervé D' ENCAUSSE, one of the irons of spear of the French pole. http://ina.fr/archivespourtous/index.php?vue=notice&from=...
by KirkB
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Attn: Tim McMichael!
Replies: 36
Views: 30665

If the vaulter can pull in while the pole is bending away, then it will progress the swing. Hmm ... There's a lot of confusion regarding the word "pull" on this Advanced Technique forum (not just in this thread). I think what Agapit meant when he used the word "pull" in his Mani...
by KirkB
Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: NCAA D1 Results - June 11-14, 2008
Replies: 29
Views: 12288

Congratulations to UW's Jared O'Connor, who placed 2nd. Here's a guy whose PR was 16-7.5 coming into the NCAA Regionals ranked 14th, then going 17-5 that day for the win - 9.5" over his previous best! Coming into the NCAA Finals yesterday, he was forced to start at 5.10 (16-8.5) - a height that...
by KirkB
Sat Jun 14, 2008 4:40 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: We are doomed. Repent and ask for forgiveness.
Replies: 269
Views: 100245

Long thread - here's the Reader's Digest summary version, tossing in my own comments and interpretations here and there ... Apr 20, 2007 - Agapit started the discussion by declaring Bubka a 20'+ prophet that we're ignoring. We're not following the Petrov/Bubka model - thus we're all "sinners&qu...
by KirkB
Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Attn: Tim McMichael!
Replies: 36
Views: 30665

Speed on takeoff is all that really matters. Mids, penultimates, overstriding, understriding, short run, long run ... it's all foreplay. By speed, I mean in whatever direction you're jumping - some angle between horizontal and vertical. Maybe a Force Resistance Device should be placed under the take...
by KirkB
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: NEW AMERICAN RECORD
Replies: 57
Views: 21005

Not a very good viewing angle, but here it is on YouTube.com: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATUReY6bjDg This vid is from across the field - from the stands - low near the finish line, and the shotput scoreboard obscures most of his run. I can't see it here, but on the TV replay, he had very good he...
by KirkB
Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: NEW AMERICAN RECORD
Replies: 57
Views: 21005

Congratulations on your AR 19'-9.75" Brad and Pat!

Your WR attempt 20'-1.5" looked good. It's only a matter of time!

2nd: Derek Miles 19'-0.25"
3rd: Tim Mack 18'-8.5"

Kirk

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