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Olympic pole vaulter Toby Stevenson talks pole vault, success

Lexington- Olympic silver medalist Toby Stevenson chatted with Digital Journal about his respected career as a pole vaulter for Team USA, and as a Assistant Coach at the University of Kentucky. In August of 2004, Stevenson won the silver medal in pole vault at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, after he cleared 5.90 meters. “I thought it was really cool, since Greece was the origin of the modern Olympic Games. Going over there to Greece and seeing the original stadium was the icing on top of the cake,” he said. “It made it real special since all of the medal winners gotolive wreaths put on their heads, and that was really cool. I still have them. They dried and they are in a frame.” Read More

Michael Eskind replaces Toby Stevenson at Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford’s Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field Chris Miltenberg has announced the hiring of assistant coaches Mary Jo Pruittand Michael Eskind on Thursday, completing his coaching staff.     Pruitt, an assistant cross country and track and field coach, will be working with the Cardinal women distance and…