Rachel Homoly’s love of pole vault leads to history books

LIBERTY — Adrenaline rushes through Rachel Homoly as she waits on the runway. She gathers herself and sprints towards her target, setting her pole into the ground and lifting off.

Pole vault is not your average sport with most pole vault athletes not being given a pole in their crib as a baby and being destined to be a vaulter. The journey for Homoly did start young, though.

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