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by fishman4god
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Don Isett still raising the bar at age 73
Replies: 1
Views: 4033

Re: Don Isett still raising the bar at age 73

Keep on jumpin Don....you inspire us all!
by fishman4god
Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Not too late to start pole vaulting again!
Replies: 45
Views: 30179

Re: Not too late to start pole vaulting again!

OK gonna jump in and say I was just like you guys almost 2 years ago (i'll be 55 in February) and after several injuries set-backs lots of soreness etc,etc I jumped 4.01 meters (13'1.5") at The florida senior games December 8th 2012. I started much, much lower 2 years ago but have steadily impr...
by fishman4god
Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Florida and International Senior Games
Replies: 5
Views: 5892

Re: Florida and International Senior Games

I will try and post the full vault results soon!
by fishman4god
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: South and Southeast Regions
Topic: Florida and International Senior Games
Replies: 1
Views: 3788

Re: Florida and International Senior Games

The senior games had 23 senior vaulters (50 plus) and NO injuries and a bunch of new state records! Wahoo go seniors!!!!
by fishman4god
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Not too late to start pole vaulting again!
Replies: 45
Views: 30179

Re: Not too late to start pole vaulting again!

Congrats on your first meet....just keep at it and above all (no pun intended) have FUN!!!!
by fishman4god
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Florida and International Senior Games
Replies: 5
Views: 5892

Re: Florida and International Senior Games

well 23 vaulters and several new "senior" state records/NSG qualified vaulters and NO injuries.......a great time was had by all!
by fishman4god
Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Head injury scared to jump HELP
Replies: 21
Views: 23428

Re: Head injury scared to jump HELP

Sometimes an extended rest will do wonders both physically and mentally. Great news stay positive and train safe!
by fishman4god
Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Indoor meet (FL)
Replies: 0
Views: 1666

Indoor meet (FL)

Hey vaulters in central florida rumor has it that Bobby Haeck is hosting an open meet at his pole vault city facility in Melbourne Florida December 15th. Come and get an early season meet in at a great facility!
by fishman4god
Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Florida and International Senior Games
Replies: 5
Views: 5892

Re: Florida and International Senior Games

Well 2 days to the florida senior games 24 senior vaulters registered and ready to fly! See you at the meet this Saturday!
by fishman4god
Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: New Pole Help
Replies: 5
Views: 4360

Re: New Pole Help

I would grip down and try them all. If the 155 feels stiff bump your grip up 3 inches and try it again same idea with the 160. Those poles might work out fine. Technique is more important than length of pole. You should be able to hold around 12'6" and jump 12' no problem if your technique is p...
by fishman4god
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Optimal body shape for vaulting.
Replies: 16
Views: 19684

Re: Optimal body shape for vaulting.

Sounds pretty good for pre season. I would throw in a couple or three days of 2-3 mile runs for cardio and weight loss. Good luck
by fishman4god
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Top ten College Pole Vault Programs in the country
Replies: 33
Views: 65861

Re: Top ten College Pole Vault Programs in the country

Well her it comes......best is not the highest or the most wins it is the "coach" that can get the greatest amount of improvement from entry into a program, to graduation. Guys and Gals that already jump high only need guidance to keep doing what they are already doing.. A great coach as s...

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