1. CHRIS ROUGH (Westhill) 16′ 0″ …MADDIE SCHNEIDER (Darien) 11′ 0″ WIN CONNECTICUT OPEN VAULTS TODAY !!!!

    CGRIS ROUGH(Westhill) FLYS over 16′ 0″ PR at STATE…MADDIE SCHNEIDER(Darien) WINS 10th STATE VAULT CROWN TODAY !!

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
    Warwick Valley, NY

    June 8, 2015
    Connecticut State Open Finals

    The 25 mile per hour cross winds today at the Connecticut State Open Track & Field Championships could not hold back the FLYING CIRCUS VAULT CREW !!! Senior Chris Rough of Westhill High School…coached by Neal Perry for the last 4 years was sensational with a personal best 16′ 0″ leap for the Gold Medal. Coming off the 6th place All American Indoor finish at NB Nationals at 15′ 10″..this UCONN bound athlete is ready for the Greensboro Nationals. Placing second was Joe Fogarasi(Windham) at 15′ 6″..as he takes his vault success to the University of South Florida next fall with Coach Marsh. Placing third was Ian Bergere of Daniel Hand High School at 15′ 6″PR and will join Rough…Derek DiBona(Warwick) at the University of Connecticut next fall for a powerful Freshman class of Huskies. Placing 4th was Leland Roberts(Danbury) at 14′ 6″ Tom Chessman(Greenwich) 13′ 0″ Christian Partenio(Danbury) 13′ 0″ for Coach Murphy !!!

    The next runway over..the Girls Vault was shaping up…as Darien senior Maddie Schneider took home another State Pole Vault Championship. It’s hard to believe in this complex event..but Maddie won her 10th State CLass(Large School) and Open Vault Championship…finishing an unprecedented career in this event. The West Point bound honor student will vault with Coach Jon Hill’s ..”CADET FLYER”S” next fall in her leadership program. Placing second was Shelton High School senior..Laurel Bailey at 10′ 6 in heavy wind and will also be vaulting at UCONN next fall. Placing 5th was junior Hanna Campos(Weston) at 10’0″ and Sophomore Lauren Russo(Newtown) at 10′ 0″. They will finish next week in Sacco .Maine at New England Championships… Sophomore Danielle Cass(Weston) also vaulted well after her brilliant season for Coach Meadve !!!

    FLYING CIRCUS…… FAMILY BBQ @ JULY 18 BARN MEET. EVERYONE INVITED.

  2. “CIRCUS GIRLS” ….. Heading to NEW YORK STATE VAULT FINALS !!!!

     
    Muarin O’Connor(Renssalaer-Doane).. Kalli Manley (Burnt Hills) Tedi DeMaria(Bethlehem) are all smiles after advancing to NY State Vault Finals next week !!!

       The Hudson Valley FLYING CIRCUS Pole Vault Project

       High Performance Pole Vault

       Warwick Valley, NY

       CONGRATULATIONS to our 19 FLYING CIRCUS Boys and Girls qualifying for next week’s NEW YORK STATE POLE VAULT FINALS at the University of Albany. This group is deep on performance and experience and have added some bright new young ‘Rising-Stars’ to feel the joy and excitement of the Ultimate High School Dream…” The STATE FINALS”. The Boys are scheduled for Firday June 12 at 12 Noon … with the Girls Vault to follow at 3:30pm at the brand new State of the Art Track Facility at the University of Albany. There are 9 Club Boys and 10 Club Girls representing their High School programs……join us at the pole vault pit and CATCH-the-SPIRIT all day long !!!!

       CLUB NEWS …..

       June 7 …………. JULIA VALENTI(North Reading,MASS) WINS MASSACHUSETTS OPEN STATE VAULT TITLE !!! The junior pole vault/hurdle champion…JULIA VALENTI of North Reading,MASS won her first Open State Pole Vault on Saturday at Fitchburg State University…with her 11′ 9″ jump for gold… This goes along with her 3 State Class(Large School) Vault Championships …as she heads to NB Nationals on June 19-21 in Greensboro. Julia is the daughter of Steve and Sandra Valenti of North Reading,MASS.
      Section 2 Champs @ UALBANY…. There was some great vaulting and friendship at the Section 2 State Qual meet on Friday at the State Meet site…with Bethlehem junior Tedi DeMaria flying 11′ 9″ again for the gold…and Junior Kalli Manly(Burnt-Hills) taking silver at 11′ 0″ to advance to state…In Division II(Small Schools).. Renssalaer-Doane standout Muarin O’Conor… won the vault at 9′ 3″ to punch her ticket to state finals…. Fonda-Fulton,NY junior Ben Vardai-Davidson finished off his sensational multi-event season with his 11′ 9″ sail at the pole vault pit!!!
      * JOIN THE FUN @ 2 SENSATIONAL SUMMER POLE VAULT MEETS !!!

         EVERYONE IS INVITED… Not just all our club members…but EVERYONE WHO LOVES TO POLE VAULT IS INVITED!!!!!

         IT’S TIME TO …PACK YOUR POLES and HEAD OFF TO THE BARN!!!!

        4 COMPETITION PITS GOING ALL DAY LONG…. LIVELY MUSIC BLASTING in the MEADOW…. BBQ with ENTRY FEE…. VOLLEYBALL GAMES after your vault….GREAT VAULT STORIES ALL DAY…. REGISTRATION AT THE DOOR ONLY… $30 per athlete….. ALL DIVISIONS…Middle School…High School…Open…Masters …… Girls/Women start at 10AM Boys/Men start at 2PM . JOIN the VAULT HAPPENING!!!

       FLYING CIRCUS BARNYARD MEET…SATURDAY JULY 18, 2015 RAIN or SHINE.

       The Warwick Center for Pole Vault

       3 Warwick Center Road

       Warwick, New York 10990

      FRIDAY-SUNDAY July 31-August 2 @ SEASIDE HEIGHTS,NY .. The BEACH VAULT.

      Join us at the final meet of the season… The one and only… SEASIDE HEIGHTS BEACH VAULT…

      Entry at Vertical Adventures ..Form coming on Wednesday e-mail.

       Our Club Instruction Sessions will continue to with our OPEN VAULT SESSIONS EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENINGS and SUNDAY AFTERNOONS till our July 18 Summer Meet.

       FLYING CIRCUS ….. LET’S VAULT TOGETHER.