Tag: Jan Johnson

Raising the bar

Bloom Township High School helped create the mettle of the man. Now the man’s medal, won with the help of Bruce Jenner, may help Bloom. Jan Johnson, the 1972 Olympic bronze medalist in the pole vault, is hosting a clinic Aug. 14-15 at the Chicago Heights to promote awareness of…

“Not just somebody” (pole vault)

Pole vault clips taken from Jan Johnson’s Summer Camp, Stacey Dragila’s Summer Camp, and an interview featuring Yelena Isinbayeva. The audio is composed of an interview of Bill Gates discussing Malcolm Gladwell’s Book “Outliers” as well as an acoustic guitar version of Yann Tierson’s “l’apres midi.” FROM: