Jacob Blankenship Clears 17’6.5″
JACOB BLANKENSHIP, Lincoln (Gahanna, Ohio), 2012
Jacob Blankenship proves that this sites are set for flying high this season. This vaulter’s timely breakthrough last year began with 17-0 at D1 state, beating standout senior twins Joey and Chris Uhle during a watershed year for the event in Ohio. If that was not enough, then he went to another meet with eight 17-foot vaulters were assembled and came out on top with PR 17-0.25. This easily qualified for the U.S. team that competed at the World Youth Champs and earned the bronze in France with 16-6.75. Jacob Blankenship is just gearing up for season now and cleared 17’6.5 for a successful events full of pole vault enthusiast.