Vitaly Petrov and his WWII Mentor changed the sport of pole vault – Vaulter Magazine

What Vitaly Petrov learned from his WWII coach that came back as an amputee that still wanted to pole vault will shock you. ……………………………………………………………………………….. The best of the best when it comes to portable runways and pit platforms. One of the fastest runways in the world, the Kanstet portable runway.…

Throwback 1992 – Runway Snafu Angers Bubka

Runway Snafu Angers Bubka : Pole vault: World record-holder says he will never compete in L.A. again after broken promise by Franken. An incensed Sergei Bubka–who said meet promoter Al Franken broke his promise to provide a rubberized vaulting runway–vowed late Saturday night to never return to the Sunkist Invitational…

Bubka hoping Isinbayeva bows out in style

MOSCOW: Men’s pole vault legend Sergey Bubka said on Saturday he is hoping double Olympic women’s pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will end her major championship career in spectacular style with world title gold. Bubka, who is the head of the organising committee of the world championships in Moscow, said…