pole vaulting is the best in the united states.
Click on the 'History of Pole Vaulting' link on this page to read about the history of pole vaulting.
The length of a pole in vaulting varies based on skill and experience. Pole range anywhere from 8-18 feet.
Typically Pole Vaulting Poles are made of either fiber glass or carbon fiber.
Steve Hooker started pole vaulting when he was just five years of age
the girls pole vaulting record is 5.05m by Yelena Isinbayeva from Russia in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics
H. Palfreman has written: 'Pole vaulting for beginners' -- subject(s): Pole Vaulting : Study and Teaching