Pole Vault

Global Cup - Pole Vault

Per Capita Cup - Pole Vault


The 6 metres club

The so-called "6 metres club", which consists of pole vaulters who have reached at least 6 metres, represents the elite in world pole vaulting. In 1985 Sergey Bu...

Pole vaulting equipment


Competitive pole vaulting began using bamboo poles. As the heights attained increased, the bamboo poles gave way to tubular steel, which was...

Yelena Isinbaeva of Russia

Pole vaulting technique

Although there are many techniques used by vaulters to clear the bar, the generally accepted technical model can be broken down into several phases, listed and described below:...

Pole Vault: the sport

Pole vaulting is an event in Field Athletics in which the athlete uses a long, flexible pole (which today is usually made either of fiberglass or carbon fibe...