September puts all the kids back in school and clubs preparing for the indoor season.
Pole Vault news, “World and Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi extended her unbeaten streak to 12 in a captivating women's pole vault competition at Zurich's main train station on Wednesday 23, August 2017.” (Stefanidi bests Morris on countback in Zurich pole vault - IAAF Diamond League. (2017). Retrieved from https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/stefanidi-wins-zurich-pole-vault)
“American Sam Kendricks capped his memorable, unbeaten season by winning the pole vault at the World Championships on Tuesday as the title once again eluded world record holder and former Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie.” (Kendricks wins pole vault, Lavillenie frustrated again. (2017). Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-world-mpv-idUSKBN1AO2I7)
On the cover, we have Aim High Pole Vault Club with fresh new insight into training and more. " Building a vision from the ground up requires great determination and a sense of purpose. No one knows this better than Coach Kyle Bishop of Aim High Pole Vault Club in Mechanicsville, Virginia." Coach Bishop continues to lead from the front with his club from building it to carrying the torch against the ban of pole vaulting in his state. Samantha Kaplan does it again with an insightful and impacting article about this club.
Have you ever thought about Avoiding Muscular Imbalances in the Takeoff, well Kreager Taber has, and she shares some insight into the exercises and the cause of this issue? Get ready to start working on your hip flexor and tightening the buns. Kreager hits it out of the park with this article and shows that she has the experience to follow up with her article.
Next month we have the infamous Pole Vault Atlanta Club on the cover, and we’re excited to see what they have to offer as we head into the college covers for the rest of the year. Enjoy your start of school and be prepared for the indoor season and we will see on the field.