Kristen Petry Named Pole Vault City Athlete of the Week

Tweet Congratulations to Kristen Petry as she vaulted to a new personal best and school record at the Astronaut Invitational on Friday night.  Kristen, a senior at Cocoa Beach High School, set the school record with a PR vault of 11′.  The previous record was held by Amy Bauer from last year.  The height was good enough to win the meet in less than favorable conditions.  Kristen returns as the 8th place finisher from last years FHSAA...

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Brandi Lucas Joins Pole Vault City As An Immediate Star

Tweet [vimeo 37154464 Brandi Lucas] Pole Vault City received a late Christmas present this weekend when we had the opportunity to introduce Brandi Lucas, Junior from Sebastian River High School, to the sport of the pole...

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PR’s Highlight Week One of 2012 Season

Tweet Personal bests by Kristen Petry, Shelton McLean, Samantha Olson, Marcus Blessing, and Sam Hunt started off the 2012 season with a bang.  Friday night at the Astronaut Invitational in Titusville, Kristen Petry, Cocoa Beach High School, won the girls vault competition with a personal best and school record of 11′.  She was followed by Samantha Olson, Merritt Island High School, who finished in 2nd place with a  personal best and...

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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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Personal Bests and Excitement Filled the Air as Pole Vault City Invaded Gator Town on Sunday

Lots of personal records and lots of excitment filled the air at the University of Florida when Pole Vault City invaded Gator town on Sunday.

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US Pole Vault Summit a Success Despite Adversity for Pole Vault City Girls

Tweet Neither snowstorms over Donner Pass nor incompetent shipping by UPS-SCS could keep the girls fromPole Vault City from thriving in Reno this past weekend.  We were notified by UPS Supply Chain Solutions on Thursday that our poles would not arrive until Monday in Reno because of a snowstorm between California and Nevada.  This of course was an unacceptable solution since we had travelled to Reno for a competition/clinic...

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