LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

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LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

Unread post by Apptiger » Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:56 pm

Mondo DuPlantis sets new pole vault WR 20'4". He is the younger brother of Antoine DuPlantis the all time hits leader at LSU and second all time hits in the SEC. Mom and Dad were track stars at LSU.
https://twitter.com/i/status/1226226885090140161



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Re: LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

Unread post by NewApp » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:47 pm

Apptiger wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:56 pm
Mondo DuPlantis sets new pole vault WR 20'4". He is the younger brother of Antoine DuPlantis the all time hits leader at LSU and second all time hits in the SEC. Mom and Dad were track stars at LSU.
https://twitter.com/i/status/1226226885090140161

Amazing. Thanks for sharing,tiger.


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Re: LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

Unread post by Rekdiver » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:14 pm

Pretty cool



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Re: LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

Unread post by Cro-Magnon App » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:39 am

Did he have some sort of wings strapped on? Over 20' is something to behold. I watched high school kids get over 14' (unfortunately, not our kids) 30 years ago when I coached track and field and I thought at that time the Olympic/world vaulters were reaching a peak unless they improved the material of the poles. 20' is remarkable.



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Re: LSU Pole Vaulter sets new world record

Unread post by Apptiger » Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:26 am

https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/sp ... 6ede9.html

OOPS, he did it again. Cleared the bar easy this time. His mother is Swedish, appears he will be competing for Sweden in the Olympics.



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