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Unread postby JMP8928 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:23 am

i love this thread

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Unread postby vaultmd » Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:24 pm

Percy,

Where the heck you been?

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Unread postby Tim McMichael » Sun Aug 12, 2007 12:34 pm

If the first PR of your life involved a hoe handle and a barbed wire fence.

If the luggage you take with you to meets consists of two cardboard boxes and a Walmart sack.

If your grandfather has tried to help heal an injury with a bottle of "All Purpose Horse Liniment and Foot Lotion" that he bought back in 1934.
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Unread postby achtungpv » Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:15 pm

Tim McMichael wrote:If your grandfather tries to help heal an injury with a bottle of "All Purpose Horse Linament and Foot Lotion" that he bought in 1934.


I was recovering from a sprained ankle and my friend's dad, a vet, offered to put some horse liniment on it so I wouldn't have pain while vaulting. I turned him down.
"You have some interesting coaching theories that seem to have little potential."

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Unread postby pvgrl09 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 8:48 pm

hahah. . . i love this thread!!!!
and there are rabbits under my pit!

When you have to shoe the wiener dogs off the runway!!!

when there is already a hole in the fence where everyone throws thier poles when they are having a bad day.

when your run is longer then 105 you have to hold ur pole low to avoid the trees.

when ur cooler is a bag of ice u stole from the medical stand and a bottle of water set on the track.

when ur entertainment is coming out of University of Texas at the state meet and taking laps around the stadium [there is so much traffic that it is so slow] seein how many ppl hit their head on ur pole bag.

^ its best if you have two bags tied on so if they miss the first one, [they think they are so smart &]]] they hit the second!!!

Your pole storage is in the barn.

when you find a turtle the size of football chillin on the pit.
work, sweat, tears, and pain... all of this for just one gain.
are you tough enough?

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Unread postby Vaultiletics » Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:57 pm

Rabbits under our pit too!!! Why is this??? Haha Don't they know Elmer Fudd is fictional? LOL

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Unread postby txpolevaulter_k25 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 11:45 pm

we killed ours by landing on them
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Unread postby Tim McMichael » Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:35 am

achtungpv wrote:
Tim McMichael wrote:If your grandfather tries to help heal an injury with a bottle of "All Purpose Horse Linament and Foot Lotion" that he bought in 1934.


I was recovering from a sprained ankle and my friend's dad, a vet, offered to put some horse liniment on it so I wouldn't have pain while vaulting. I turned him down.


The Grandfather in question (my own) used his cure-all lotion on everything from athlete's foot to an ear infection. Mom, very wisely, hid it from him when he got up in years or he'd have eventually been drinking the stuff.

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Unread postby Tim McMichael » Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:38 am

If you get pumped up before a meet by listening to hard rock, (Hank Williams Jr.) and relax afterward by listening to classical music, (Hank Williams Sr.)

If you did a horse trade and ended up with two black Cata-Poles and a mule.

If your dad still refers to fiberglass poles as "newfangeld."

If your mom refers to the bottoms of your uniform as "bloomers" and won't let you wear them.

If a 500 poud sow decided to break her pen down and have her babies right behind your pit.

If that is how you first learned that you can run a lot faster away from a pit without a pole than you can run toward it with one.

If one of the most humiliating moments of your life was having to drive a VW Microbus on the autobahn.

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Unread postby achtungpv » Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:57 am

If you own and have competed in either Texas state flag or Confederate flag shorts.
"You have some interesting coaching theories that seem to have little potential."

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Unread postby tmilhon » Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:52 pm

If you are over 25 and jump on poles older than you...

If you have ever tried to get a pole grip with duct tape...

If you have a rope that hangs from your passenger side mirror...

If you have ever considered a two piece polevault pole...

If you have ever used a broken pole to kill a snake...

If you have ever rode a horse to practice...

If you have ever tested spray adhesive to see just how flammable it is...

If you have ever let the bull out during practice for extra motivation...

If you can't wait to jump real high so all the girls will like you...

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Unread postby pvgrl09 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:52 pm

so what if you have considered a tow piece pole vault pole. it would just be so much more convenient.
hahah
work, sweat, tears, and pain... all of this for just one gain.

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