Pole Vaulting Facts

Pole vaulting has become one of the standard events in modern track and field championships. Technological advances in pole design have seen athletes reach ever increasing heights, making the pole vault a particularly exciting spectator sport. Vaulters must combine athletic prowess with technical ability in order to succeed in the…

Gardner tops national rankings

Young athletes competing at the South of England U15s and 17s Championships at Watford last weekend found the weather challenging on Saturday where heavy rain made conditions for spectators slippery and miserable for athletes. Yet this failed to daunt pole vaulter Nathan Gardner who, competing in the U15 boys’ competition,…