TOP 10 reasons to start pole vaulting today

  1. It’s a full-body workout. Pole vaulting requires strength, coordination, and agility.
  2. It’s a unique and exciting sport. Pole vaulting is not a common sport, so you’ll have the opportunity to try something new and different.
  3. It’s a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness. Pole vaulting involves running, jumping, and climbing, all of which are great ways to get your heart rate up.
  4. It’s a sport for all ages. While it’s true that pole vaulting requires a certain level of strength and athleticism, it can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.
  5. It’s a great way to make new friends. The pole vaulting community is tight-knit and supportive, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people who share your love for the sport.
  6. It can improve your coordination and balance. Pole vaulting requires precise movements and coordination, which can help improve your balance and coordination in other areas of your life.
  7. It’s a low-impact sport. Unlike sports like running or soccer, pole vaulting puts less strain on your joints, making it a good option for people who are looking to stay active without causing additional wear and tear on their bodies. (the landing has an impact at higher heights)
  8. It can boost your confidence. Pole vaulting requires a certain level of courage and determination, and successfully completing a vault can give you a sense of accomplishment and boost your confidence.
  9. It’s a great way to stay active during the winter months. While many outdoor sports are limited during the colder months, pole vaulting can be done indoors, making it a great way to stay active year-round.
  10. It’s just plain fun! Pole vaulting is a thrilling and exciting sport, and there’s no better reason to try it than simply because it’s enjoyable.

By Doug Bouma – Vaulter Magazine –

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