Midmarks and tape measures
Mar17

Midmarks and tape measures

Tweet As I returned from the 2015 New Balance Indoor Championships this weekend I realized how nice it was to attend a meet that was properly prepared with athletes at that caliber.  Mid marks were clearly labeled on the runway and a tape measure was securely placed on the side of the runway.  Of the 29 athletes that competed in the girls’ championship division, not one athlete needed to run back their steps.  Each of these...

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Jim Sheppard driving poles to New York
Mar14

Jim Sheppard driving poles to New York

Tweet Jim Sheppard began his trek across America Friday morning, March 13. He left Miami at 4:00 am and headed north on I95 towards New York. Jim is driving to New York with his daughter’s pole vault poles attached to his truck so she, Nati Sheppard, can compete in the New Balance Indoor National Championships on Sunday at 1:00. Bad weather and traffic delays have been aplenty on the first day of his journey.  Those who know...

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Pole Vault Pole Wrapping Machine
Mar11

Pole Vault Pole Wrapping Machine

Tweet I have created a pole wrapping machine that helps with the adding of grip tape or pole...

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Karin Sastre commits to Gardner-Webb University
Mar11

Karin Sastre commits to Gardner-Webb University

Tweet Karin Sastre, Westminister Academy, has committed to Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.  Gardner-Webb University is a division one school in the Big South conference.  Her coach at the next level will be Evan Brusich.  Karin’s personal best is 11′ and she is currently ranked #1 in her division.  Karin is in the 1A division in the Florida High School Activities Association,...

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Nati Sheppard sets new PR at 13′
Mar08

Nati Sheppard sets new PR at 13′

Tweet Nati Sheppard set a new personal best on Saturday, March 7th, at the Pine Crest Relays in Fort Lauderdale.  Her new vault currently ranks her 3rd nationally outdoor.  Nati will be competing on Sunday, March 15th, along with Nikki Carroll at the New Balance Indoor High School Championships. Other personal bests around the state included Amy Jameson, Holy Trinity School, 10′, Haley Rigdon, Merritt Island High School,...

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