Emily Gale Returning to State Championship Form as Athlete of the Week

Tweet Emily Gale is returning to her statechampionship form as she approaches the most important part of the year.  Her 11’7″ victory at the Mirmar Invitational last weekend combined with a 12’1″ vault at the Mustang Invitational two weeks ago has earned her the title of Pole Vault City Athlete of the Week.  With the Florida Relays and the Statetournament rapidly approaching, Emily has chosen the right time of the year to return to...

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Haley Rigdon Wins Jimmy Carnes Invitational in Gainesville

Tweet Haley Rigdon, a seventh grader at Jefferson Middle School in Merritt Island, Florida, won the 12 – 13 year old division with a personal best of 6’6″ on Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational in Gainesville, Florida held at the University of...

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Pole Vault City Announces Johnny Quinn as West Coast Sales Manager

Tweet Pole Vault City is proud to announce Johnny Quinn as our WestCoast sales manager.  Johnny has a personal best of 17’8″ and was an NCAA All-American while at UCLA in 2008.  He was ALL-Pac-10 in 2008 and 2009.  While in high school in California, Johnny was Orange County Champion in 2005 and 2006 and Division 4 CIF champion in  2005.  Johnny’s pole vault background makes him a valuable asset to Pole Vault City and the West Coast. ...

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2012 Girls State Championships Could Yield a New State Record

441 female pole vaulters return in hopes of claiming one of 4 coveted Florida state titles in 2012. Will the state record be broken this year?

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Emily Gale, Cristina Valdes, and Amanda Rigdon Triumph In Weekend Finale

Tweet High stakes drama filled the air on Saturday morning when both Emily Gale and Cristina Valdes watched Erica Sargent, a sensational freshman vaulter from Lake Mary, clear 11’6″ on her first attempt.  Not to be outdone, Emily cleared the bar on her second attempt and Cristina made the bar on her third attempt to keep the competition alive.  At 12′, a height none of the three girls had cleared before, Emily came down the runway to...

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Pole Vault City Vaulters Find The Awards Stand in 2A State Meet

Tweet Aaron Cowley, Will Kelley, Amy Bauer, and Kristen Petry combined to take 4 of the 16 medals at the 2Astate track and field meet.  Aaron, from Titusville Astronaut High School,  led the charge with a vault of 14′ which was good enough for 4th place.  Will, from Archbishop McCarthy School,  vaulted 13′ to snatch up the 7th place spot.   Both of these guys are juniors and we look forward to good things next year out of them.  On...

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