pole-vaulting


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pole-vaulting

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) a field sport in which competitors attempt to clear a high bar with the aid of an extremely flexible long pole
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He took long chances often in his after life; but only when the taking of chances might further the attainment of some cherished end--and, always thereafter, he practiced pole-vaulting.
(1997) Influence of pole length and stiffness on the energy conversion in pole-vaulting. Journal of Biomechanics 30, 259-264.
Clark credits her gymnastics background with her fluid pole-vaulting form, and she can't wait to continue her improvement next year when she walks on to the Oregon track and field team.
Ewing even considers him a friend, but the junior from Lake Hamilton High School is gunning for one thing McCorkel owns: the state pole-vaulting record.
TEENAGE Black Country athlete Nick Cruchley has hit the heights - after being selected to represent Great Britain at pole-vaulting. Nick, aged 17, of Stevens Road, Stourbridge, is off to Ostrava in the Czech Republic to represent the nation in the World Youth Championships from July 11 to 15.