VAULTER VAULTER

Tag: her timid exterior vanishes. Standing at the starting line

Defying the Odds and Gravity

One after another, a group of kids sprint down the pole vault runway at the ‘Jump N Shout’ facility, plant their pole into the ground and launch themselves skyward over the bar. As each person takes his or her turn, 13-year-old Mikayla Linebarger stands shyly at the back of the…