The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
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      December 5 ….. ANDY WASNIK POLE VAULT MEET

       EVERY VAULTER COUNTS !!!!! Congratulations to all 52 Pole Vaulters participating in our 4th ANDY WASNIK POLE VAULT MEET at the Flying Circus on Saturday. Pole Vault Coach Andy Wasnik of Park Ridge,New Jersey was a special educator…special coach and special human spirit. Coach Wasnik always found the time for every vaulter and every athlete on his and his wife Connie ‘s Park Ridge team. His patience and his encouraging positive words were his trade mark that he passes on to all of us. Thank you all for competing in his name this weekend. 
      There was plenty of that old fashion “Wasnik Spirit” swirling around that second floor hay loft at Flying Circus …as 52 talented and determined young athletes hit their strides on the fast blue Mondo runway and keeping up with the beat and spectators clapping. The atmosphere produced ‘flo-state’…as school records..personal bests and new confidence for the up coming season. Elementary student..Chloe Pasek of Mahwah.nj got the crowd going in the morning session with an 8′ 1″ personal best and then 74 year old Age Group Master World Record Holder..John “Doc” Andresen cleared 10′ 1″ by a wide margin to prove again that “SPIRIT … NEVER GRADUATES “. A shout out of THANKS to all our Vault Volunteers for helping the meet run smooth and fast… Coach Duffy..Coach Nesbitt…Soren Sorensen… Bob Sorensen…Dante..Dylan….Brian …Samantha and all other Standard and Bar Placers all day.!!!!
       Girls Recap and Results……..The Girls HS Division was loaded…as 7 Girls flew 11′ 1″+… with Northern Valley,NJ Junior speedster Michelle Rubinetti clearing 11′ 7″ personal and school all time best for Coach Mike Ives. Using an early season low grip of 11′ 8″ and near misses at 12′ 1”. Team mates Caitlin “Rev” Reverand flew 11′ 1 and Erin Yuder hit 10′ 1″ PR for a fantastic 32′ 9″ Girls Circus Indoor Relay Record !!!! Warwick Valley,NY Middle School 8th grader..Genevieve Reilly flew 9′ 1″ to finish her unbeaten Fall Circus series…Chloe Pasek(Mahwak,NJ) wins the 6th grade honors at 8’1″…Flying Circus Coach Stephanie Duffy went BIG over 12′ 7″ and close at13′ 1″ bars .
       Girls HS Results:

       11′ 7″ Michelle Rubinetti(Demarest,NJ) School Record

       11′ 1″ Alana Carroll (Albany NY)

       11′ 1″ Sophia Alter(Rondount Valley,NY) School Record

       11′ 1″ Caitlin Reverand (Demarest,NJ)

       11′ 1″ Kalli Manly (Albany , NY)

       11′ 1″ Samantha Kaplan (New Paltz,NY)

       11′ 1″ Bridget Muller (Mahwah,NJ)

       10′ 7″ Nicole Lester (Ridgewood,NJ)

       10′ 7″ Danileel Cass (Weston,CT)

       10′ 1″ Jessica Ippolito (Fair Lawn,NJ)

       10′ 1″ Erin Yuder (Demarest,NJ)

       10′ 1″ Maxine Earl (Ridgewood,NJ)

        9′ 7″ Lia Zavattaro(Greenwich,CT) School Record

        9′ 1″ Sydney Woods (Demarest,NJ)

        8′ 1″ Ali Fiore (Old Tappan,NJ)

        7′ 7′ Kaia Becker (Northern Highlands,NJ)

        7′ 1″ Kendra Ackerman (Warwick,NY)
        Elementary School

         8′ 1″ Chloe Pasek (Mahwah,NJ) School Record
        Middle School

         9′ 1″ Genevieve reilly (Warwick,NY) School Record

         8′ 1″ Nicole Ruggiero(Greenwood Lake,NY) School Record

         7′ 1″ Hannah Soloman-Holland(Suffern,NY) School Record
       Open Women

       12′ 7′ Coach Stephanie Duffy (Washingtonville,NY)

      Boys Recap and Resuls…….The afternoon session featured the strong Boys and Men dueling on fiberglass…with 10 HS Boys flying 13′ 1″+…and the winner is…Horseham.PA junior…Nick Marino with a super-fly over 14′ 1″ and a bid to Boys Jr.Millrose Pole Vault Feb. 18 at the Armory!!! Mark DeLuca(Westhill) won Connecticut honors at 13′ 9″PR and Peter Chan (Delbarton) won New Jersey honors at 13′ 7″ and Liam Ackerman(Plainsview) took the New York crown at 13′ 7″ … A super performance came from 8th grader Conor Reilly(Scotch Plains,NJ) with his school record 11′ 7″ win… Flying Circus Coach Ben Simonet won the Open Division at 14′ 7″ and John “Doc” Andresen(LI.NY) again was great taking over 10′ 1″ to win the Masters 74 Year Division !!!! You can’t make this stuff up !!!!!
        Boys HS Results:

        14′ 1″ Nick Marino (Horseham,PA)

        13′ 9″ Mark DeLuca(Westhill,CT)

        13′ 7″ Peter Chan(Delbarton,NJ)

        13′ 7″ Liam Ackerman(Plainview,NY)

        13′ 7″ Dylan Scribani(New Paltz,NY)

        13′ 7″ PVP Taylor (Rochester,NY)

        13′ 1″ Matt Marsh (Dunmore,PA)

        13′ 1″ Steve Philpotts (Saugoit Valley,NY)

        13′ 1″ Matt delorenzo(Wallkill,NY)

        13′ 1″ Desano Lin (Orangeburgh,NY)

        12′ 7″ Dante D’Agostaro(Mahwah,NJ)

        12′ 7″ Isaac Heatley(Warwick,NY)

        12′ 1″ Dane Sorensen (Warwick.NY)

        12′ 1″ Trevor Hazell (Vernon,NJ)

        11′ 7″ Alex vasquez(Connetqout,NY)

        11′ 7″ Kyle Gentgelli(LI)

        11′ 7″ Brian Rubenstein(Berkley Heights,NJ)

        11′ 7″ Avery Freedman(Mahwah,NJ)

        11′ 1″ Brian Nagotko(Mahwah,NJ)

        11′ 1″ Mike Delcher(Mahwah,NJ)

        10′ 7″ Brendan McShane(warwick,NY)

        10’1″ Kisth DeLoatch(warwick,NY)

         8′ 7″ Jacob Becher(Warwick,NY)
       Middle School

        11′ 7″ Conor Reilly(Scotch Plains,NJ) 8th Grader!!

        14′ 7″ Ben Simonet(NYC.NY)

        13′ 1″ Chris Cozzens(Albany,NY)

        13’ 1″ J.Hoshyla(Hampton Bays,NY) 

        10’1″ John “Doc” Andresen (74 Age) (LI,NY)
        FLYING CIRCUS….. “Heart-of-the-Matter”.

  2. ANDY WASNIK POLE VAULT MEET @ CIRCUS … December 5!!!! JOIN the FUN!!!!


    The FALL VAULT PROGRAM has graduated….. the foundation is set…it’s time to … FIRE-UP YOUR LONG RUN .

    Everyone… and I mean all Elementary..Middle School…High School…College..Open and Masters Age groups Pole Vaulters to gather for the VAULT- FEST this coming Saturday… December 5, 2015 at the ANDY WASNIK CLASSIC INDOOR POLE VAULT MEET in that ..’magical old barn on Warwick Center Road, Warwick,NY. Bring your friends…parents..grand parents and team mates to join the Pole Vault Community @ Flying Circus.

    The Girls/Women’s Meet will start at 10:01AM…as our Barn Doors swing open at 9:01AM for warm up activities. All registration is at the door at $20 per athlete. Spectators free!!!
    The Boys/Men’s Meet will start at 2:01PM…and Warm up begins at 1PM.. Free Parking…Free Music…Free Bathrooms!!!!

    Real Bar starts low…Elem/Middle School Competition on Runway #1 (Green Pit) High School/Open/Masters Competition on Runway #2 (Red Pit). Horns…Tambourines…Drums welcomed…. Join the “Greatest Spectators in our Sport” …. “Create – the – Spirit” with us this Saturday!!!

    * ARMORY POLE VAULT CLINIC a HUGE SUCCESS … Congratulations to Armory Pole Vault Development Director…Ben Simonit for producing our BEST Pole Vault CLINIC ever for our Armory Kids on Fiberglass program. Armory President Dr. Norbert Sander again is fueling our event..along with Armory Foundation Will Nesbitt. They have again included both the Boys Jr.Pole Vault Event for this years NYRR Millrose Games(Thursday evening Feb. 18) and the Girls Jr.Pole Vault Event(Saturday Feb. 20) . GET YOUR MILLROSE GAMES tickets NOW!!! It’s an OLYMPIC YEAR!!!!! Go to armorytrack.com for detains. Meet Director Ray Flynn has an unbelievable day planned for the ‘Track & Field Nuts’ this year@ NYRR MILLROSE 2016!!!!!

    * UCS SPIRIT NATIONAL POLE VAULT SUMMIT…January 15-16… Registration for this Pole Vault Gala is on line at ucsspirit.com/summit. This Reno,Nevada Pole Vault educational summit is the best single event Track & Field extravaganza in the world. Check with your Indoor Track Coach for permission/interest and schedule. Early registration Deadline Dec. 1.

    * “PERSONAL AWAKING” … As the experts always say…and quite frankly they are correct… “… there is always some one your heels.” There are many young.. completely dedicated pole vault athletes in the USA again this year….. Over 110,000 young boys and girls across this great land have taken up the challenge of our pole vault event. Many of them never missing a workout… always pushing themselves to an extreme level and always willing to help their team in other events. How will you measure up to this GREAT CHALLENGE ???? Will you come to practice ..’Ready-to-Grow’…ready to Take a Risk on Yourself…. Ready to MOVE UP to the NEXT LEVEL of SPIRIT ???? It’s time to devote yourself to an IDEAL. …. The IDEAL that states….BECOMING THE BEST I CAN BE. NOTHING MORE and NOTHING LESS.

    Hope to see you Saturday ..for some “AWAKING” !!!!