Sweat, blood, and tears. That's the name of the game for this part of the year. This is where the champions are made. Not in the season, the season is too late for making champions. The offseason work puts you where you need to be for the season. Chin up and put in the work for the big indoor season ahead.
Pole Vault news, “Best of the Pole Vault” Katerina Stefanidi won the Diamond Trophy for a third successive season in Zürich this year, while Timur Morgunov stunned the likes of Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie by taking the men's title in Brussels. (2018). (https://www.diamondleague.com/news/single-news/news/detail/News/video-best-of-the-pole-vault/)
“Men's pole vault - IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018” Rising 21-year-old pole vault talent Timur Morgunov may have won European silver in a personal best of 6.00m and overall IAAF Diamond League victory in the space of the last month, but on this occasion the authorized neutral athlete had to give best to the older hands. (2018). Retrieved from (https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/report-mens-pole-vault-iaaf-continental-cup)
On the cover, San Diego State University with their all Ladies pole vault team and track team as a whole. Coach Rich Fox talks about being on top and the struggles that come with success. “Being the dominant program that it is, it’s tough to believe that only 23 years ago, an SDSU women’s vault program was just a dream of recent graduate Richard Fox.” This team of pole vaulters is one to watch out for in 2019. The future is looking very bright for Rich and his ladies. Good Samantha, well worth the read.
If you pole vault you know the importance of handstands. Kreager Taber writes this month about the significance of handstands in your program and how to get started. Building your way up in the handstand game is the name of the game. Please read this article; your coach will thank you for it! Good job Kreager Taber!
Check us out next month when we make a trip to Baylor University and SFA in Texas. Both will be on the following upcoming issues of the magazine. We will see you next month!