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NFT: New World Record in Pole Vault

Big Al : 7/3/2022 10:41 am
Looks like he had room to spare.

I remember the big deal it was when the first 16 vault was made.
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I think his arm brushed the bar  
section125 : 7/3/2022 11:07 am : link
but It looks like he had another half meter in that vault.
Not bad for a 22-year-old. A shame for us that, although he  
CT Charlie : 7/3/2022 11:28 am : link
was born, raised, and lived his entire life in the U.S., he has chosen to compete for Sweden. If conditions are good, he'll raise his record on U.S. soil at the Worlds later this month.
The kid's amazing.  
MOOPS : 7/3/2022 11:38 am : link
He's been at the top of his game for a couple years.
RE: I think his arm brushed the bar  
Johnny5 : 7/3/2022 11:48 am : link
In comment 15746674 section125 said:
but It looks like he had another half meter in that vault.

I just played back at 25% speed, looks like it was his knees/thigh that scraped but holy crap his hips had a ton more height over that bar. He made that look easy
D HOS : 7/3/2022 4:45 pm : link
He cleared that and then some.

That was dope  
sb from NYT Forum : 7/4/2022 12:43 am : link
RE: That was dope  
Del Shofner : 7/4/2022 11:12 am : link
In comment 15746947 sb from NYT Forum said:

yeah, can't say I follow pole-vaulting but that was impressive
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