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Brenda Bumgardner & Pole Vaulting

  Brenda Bumgardner is an elementary school teacher who holds the American masters (40+) outdoor record in the women’s pole vault at 3.42 meters, or 11 feet 2 1/2 inches. Bumgardner set her record when she was 42 years old. Bumgardner came late to pole vaulting because the sport wasn’t…