LOUIS MARTINEZ FLYS to ALL-AMERICAN Finish….LUKE BEATTIE Sails NYS CLASS RECORD…AVERIE KLEIN takes Middle School at 10′ 2″!!!!
The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault , LLC Warwick Valley,NY
The FYLING CIRCUS vaulters are putting on a …” BIG FINISH” to an unbeleavible season. ” KIDS DON”T GIVE UP.”….. thats the message here at FLYING CIRCUS as we salute all 90+ Vaulters this year at our little pole vault paradise. It’s on to a super camp next week and to our “Greatest Meet of the Year” @ CIRCUS SUMMER FESTIVAL.!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is the Fiberglass Recoil Scoop……
* The action started up on Wednesday with Temps soaring 100+ degree heat in the Barn Yard at Circus Girls Elite Meet… with 6 outstanding girls having fun together. Warwick Valley,NY Freshman..Lily-Ann Beattie roard down the Mondo runway like never before an fly 11′ 8′ for the Joe Tea on her 14′ 1 x 165 Recoil….. She then moved her grip up and was big over 12′ 2″ on all three and is ready for Camp and Festival. Lady Wizard..Sophie Mirecki took home the silver with her powerful sail over 11′ 2″ and Rachel Mason(High Point,NJ) nailed the plant with 11′ 2″ for bronze. Taking honor in Soph Class..was Ellison Weiner of Weston,CT with her 11′ 2″. Junior Madison Chalfin(New City,NY) moved up to her 12′ 7″ Poles for her first time this year and sailed 10′ 8″..Hannah Solomon-Hollander(Suffern,NY) made 9′ 8″ as each girl was finishing at a PR attemps!!!!! Peaking together!!!!
* The Circus Rising Stars Meet was full of Personal Bests on Wednesday ….. with 9 Total PR’s from the 12 girls as the meet was moved Indoor due to the approaching rain. Fairfield,CT..Junior star..Steve Ditelberg… was on his game with a 13′ 9.5″ Indoor PR’ for this speedy approach run athlete.. He sailed big at 14′ 1″ on all three jumps. Alexander Pedersen(Somers,NY) took silver at 10′ 2″ in HS division. Brady Bonser(Wallkill Valley,NJ) placed third at 8′ 8″PR. The HS girls were sailing…with Elizabeth Apostolico(Monroe,NY) taking gold at 9′ 2″PR..followed byFreshman,,Maia Perillo(East FishkillNY) at 9′ 2″PR …Olivia Sciaino(Mahwah) 7′ 2″ and Jessica Orsino(West Milford,NJ) 6′ 2″PR.
Our Middle School Youth Movement Project were sensational all meet… with Luke Beattie(warwick,NY) breaking his own 7th Grade Indoor NYS Record with his 10′ 8″ PR. Max Wickrath(Minisink,NY), also just a 7th grader….placed silver at 8′ 8″PR and Anthony Roe(Warwick,NY) made 8′ 8″ for this 8th grader!!! It was Pine Bush Middle School 8th Grader..Averie Klein that stole the show with her 10′ 2″ make and so close at 10′ 8″ PR bar. Special thanks to Pit crew..Dane Sorensen,Katie Klein,Jeremy Ditelberg,and Bob Sorensen and all parents surviving the heat in that second floor Hay Loft!!!!
* Today was a special day for Louis Martinez @ the legendary Hayward Field NIKE NATIONALS in Oregon. Starting as a freshman four years ago and barely bending the poles.. he jumped 11′ 0″ for the Panthers of Wallkill High School.NY. He then …”hitched his wagon” to -the-stars ….and began a dedicated and focused journey to become a special elite athlete. There are so many stories behind each athlete here at Flying Circus Pole Vault. Each story is deiiferent and carries beautiful magic and wonder… of what can be acheived with a Hard Work Ethic and a Gracious Spirit. Yes.. Louis became an ALL-AMERICAN today in Oregon..with his 5th place sail over at16′ 0″ on jump #1 on his BIGGEST 180Essx for this 136 lb. athlete. Weight Training with Focus… Sprinting for his HS team and doing 4 events in almost every dual meet produced one tough athlete. DEDICATION TRUMPS TALENT ..every time in sport. Team Mate Max Zuckerman of Pascach Hills,NJ gained valuable experience for his up-coming senior year with a 14′ 8.5″ finish for 19th in USA today.
* Our CAMPS are full of exciting athletes… Beginners… Inteermediate and Elite….. Ready to Soar this week in prep of SUMMER CIRCUS FESTIVAL!!!!
CIRCUS. ..Hitch-You-Wagon-To-The Stars…. and DREAM BIG.