Nearly 400 pole vaulters compete in Central Texas meet

BELTON, Texas — Texas Elite Pole Vaulting Club out of Killeen hosted its 11th annual Expo Explosion pole vaulting competition. The meet welcomed pole vaulters of all levels, starting from children who have never jumped before to masters as old as 83. The event started with just 77 athletes and this year had 390 vaulters.

Olympic hopefuls made the trip to Central Texas to compete in the expo. It is one of the qualifying meets for the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City.

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