Positions in the Pole Vault: Keeping Energy in Your Vault

The technical positions referenced in this post are used to help the vaulter flow from one part of their vault to the next.  Passing through these positions with technical efficiency allows the vaulter to transfer the energy created through the run, into the takeoff and the rest of the vault.  Because one position sets up the next, […]

Luke Wins Drake Relays with 5.53m(18’1.75″)

Luke Winder, my brother, won the Drake Relays pole vault competition with a clearance of 5.53m(18’1.75″), a personal record.  Luke and my dad, Tim Winder, had a couple goals going into the competition. First, they wanted to finish every vault.  This would essentially give my dad enough data to put together the correct “numbers” to […]