Tag: sending herself curving up and over the unaffected bar. She makes it look as though she’s been doing it her whole life. Surprisingly

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…