85th EASTERN STATES – KAELI THOMPSON 13′ 4″ ….LIAM LANDAU 15′ 0″ LEAD-the CIRCUS-CHARGE !!!
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The EASTERN STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS lived up to it’s billing!!!!!!
Congratulations to Meet Director..Jacob Brown of Ridgewood,NJ for again packing up each event with National Stars in this 85th edition of ….The EASTERNS at the 168th Street New Balance Armory Center. The CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON is HERE!!!!!
Pole Vault Official..Tim Wilson and his brother ran a fast moving..athlete centered pole vault event for both the boys and girls. Warwick Valley,NY senior Kaeli Thomposon set a new meet record of 13′ 4″ on her 8th jump and then was very close at her 13′ 8″ bar to move to USA#5. She used her 14′ 1 x 165 ESSX RECOIL to set her 6th Meet Record of the season and her 11th bar over 13′ 0″ semi-barrier !!! She also set a school record of 17′ 4.5″ in the long jump for Coach Mike Potter’s Purple Wave. Norwich Free Academy,Ct… State Open Champ …Paige Martin(junior) placed 3rd at 11′ 7″ for Coach Russ VanSteeg. Union Catholic,NJ senior…Hope Handlin was sensational over 11′ 0″ with BIG AIR..Marisa DiGia(Old Tappan-Junior) and Jamie Rossig(Pascack Hills,NJ) were strong over 11′ 0″ for the 15 athlete circus team in the meet.
The Boys Vault was close…with 4 guys over 15’0″ and the result coming down to misses. Pascack Hills,NJ ..senior Multi-Event star..Liam Landau prevailed at 15′ 0″ for gold medal for Coach Ross Kohler’s Cowboys!!!! This Northeastern University recruit continues the battle at Saturday’s NJ Meet of Champions at Toms River Bubble at 10AM. Louis Logsdail of Iona Prep was sensational at 15′ 0″ for Coach Jerry Cahill… Conor Reilly of Union Catholic,NJ.. 14′ 0″ Callum Howald(Columbia,NJ) 13′ 6″ and Justin Manne(Mahwah,NJ) 13′ 6″ for Coach Pasek’s Thunderbirds!!!
OPEN WEDNESDAY(FEB. 20) POLE VAULT CLASSES are moved to Thursday Feb. 21..due to todays incoming winter ice storm. Regular class times…5:30-7pm and 7-8:30pm. Stay Safe.
CALLING ALLL POLE VAULT BEGINNERS
We now offer Open Sunday BEGINNERS POLE VAULT CLASSES for Boys and Girls in Grades 6-12… Discover our great event and learn how to fly out of your nest!!!!! Still..just #30 per athlete….. Free Parking and Music included.
ARMORY SPRING TRACK & FIELD CAMP
JOIN US for a POLE VAULT PARTY!!! The Flying Circus Pole Vault Staff will be part of the Armory Track Camp on Saturday March 23, 2019 in New York City.. Come to the BIG APPLE POLE VAULT PARTY and LEARN MORE about our Flying Pole Vault Event. Register today at armorycamp.org