Corona del Mar High’s Morgan Simon is only in her second year of pole vaulting.
The natural questions for a young pole vaulter come up: “Are you nervous? Do you feel the butterflies in your stomach?”
To all of the above, Simon offers a simple, one-word response — no.
Simon is no ordinary beginner. Before pole vault, she had gymnastics. She has trained in gymnastics for 12 years, competing in the sport for 10.