Tag: Master’s Pole Vault

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who was told he’d die at 16 beat the odds to reach his 60th birthday – and he claims POLE VAULTING saved his life

Jerry Cahill was told he would die at 16.  But today, the 60-year-old cystic fibrosis sufferer is still going strong. And he says pole-vaulting is the key to his astonishing survival. Born in the ‘dark ages’ of the disease, Jerry’s pediatrician in Brooklyn, New York, was baffled by the then-eight-year-old’s…

Worcester men win Midland cup final

WORCESTER men enjoyed a comprehensive 26-point victory in the prestigious Midland Veterans Track and Field Cup final at Nunnery Wood. It was sweet revenge for the 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2008 champions over rivals Rugby and Northampton for a five-point deficit inflicted last season. The ladies’ team, missing key athletes,…