1. HAPPY HOLIDAYS from FLYING CIRCUS !!!!

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

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    SEASON GREETING and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

    The HV FLYING CIRCUS Coaching Staff would like to wish all our athletes…families and volunteers a joyful and healthy Holiday Season . We can not fully express our gratitude for having the opportunity to work with everyone in our little Vaulting Club… both here in Warwick and in New York City. Your support and spirit….. makes it easy. Enjoy your holidays .

    Hugh Cauthers…Ben Simonet…Will Nesbitt … Tim St.Lawrence

    * REPORTING RESULTS…… We want your name in our weekly results…the SUNDAY NIGHT CIRCUS NEWSLETTER goes out to over 850 Pole Vault Enthusiasts…High School and College Coaches….Active and Alumni Vaulters and Families. It is our way to promote all the great time and effort each one of you put into ‘Chasing-Your-Dreams’ in athletics. E-mail all your results by 6PM every Sunday Night to make the Newsletter Splash!!!!

    * BIG WEEKEND is HERE… the Tri- State area Pole Vaulters are taking it up in many places tonight and tomorrow. ALL YOUR WORK will soon be seen by many observers….Enjoy your moments and stay humble.

    * KATLYN RYMARZOW COMMITS to PRINCETON UNIVERSITY !!!! Senior Multi Event Track star..Katlyn Rymarzow of Pope John Academy,NJ will be taking her academics and pole vaulting/hurdling to Princeton University next fall. Katlyn…a Seven Time State Pole Vault Champion for Coach Brian Corcoran and now emerging as an elite hurdler/sprinter for the LIONS. The 5 time State Gymnastic Champion is the daughter of Chuck and Kelly Rymarzow of Warwick, NY… CONGRATULATIONS KATLYN!!!!

    * ALFONSO SCANNAPIECO FUND…. Our 17’6.5″ Flying Circus vaulter…Alfonso Scannapieco has graduated from Albany University and it now continues his journey for the 18 FOOT VAULT CLUB. This Multi-Event athlete has transformed himself…from a 12′ 6″ High School athlete at Lakeland-Panus.ny to one of the best in the USA!!! He needs our help to continue… If you are interested in helping Alfonso fund his dream… go to http://Fundly.com/support-alfonso-spath-for-usa.s Many thanks in advance.

    * Our BIG HOLIDAY MEET is JUST 7 DAYS AWAY!!!! Please join us at our ANDY WASNIK HOLIDAY POLE VAULT MEET on Saturday December 27, 2014 at the WORLD FAMOUS FLYING CIRCUS POLE VAULT BARN. There will be a High School Division…Middle School and Open Divisions…Masters Division. Athletes will be competing UNATTACHED in this USATF Meet. ALL ATHLETES are encouraged to enjoy the LIVELY FUN and SPIRIT on the second floor of that old Dariy Barn on Warwick Center Drive. Check times for your group.. Cost..Just a thin $20!!!!

    ANDY WASNIK HOLIDAY POLE VAULT CLASSIC
    Saturday December 27…(Snow Storm Date..Dec. 28)
    9AM…BARN OPENS for Warwm Girls HS Warm Up
    10AM…MS & HS Girls Division(Real Bar starts at 6 Feet)
    2PM..MS & HS Boys Warm Up
    3PM.. MS & HS Division (Real Bar starts at 7 Feet)
    7 PM.. OPEN/MASTERS/ALUMNI DIVISION

    FLYING CIRCUS…. A LIVELY POLE VAULT PROJECT

  2. “PLANT HIGH”…. CIRCUS SEASON BEGINS !!!!!

    The Hudson Valley FLYING CIRCUS Pole Vault Academy, LLC
    The Pole Vault Center
    Warwick Valley,NY

    GET READY FOR THE RIDE…… The ‘ROLLER-COASTER’ has left the dock !!!
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    Another great week of training at Flying Circus culminated in some very good early season performances around the Tri-State area. Circus Vaulters pushed up their hands at take-off in Albany,Ithaca,West Point and New York City this weekend… the Fall Vault training program worked !!!!

    BIG ARMORY VAULTS…. Congratulations to Monroe-Woodbury,NY senior Samantha Beyar..who won gold on Saturday with her 11′ 6″ for the Crusaders at the New Paltz Camp meet. Freshman Team mate Kristen Lubeskie placed 4th at 8′ 0″ Seraya Freidmen(MW) hit 7′ 0″ for Coach Goodwin. In the section1 meet..Kerry Qualter(CS) took silver at 8′ 0″..Vivian Mroz(Bxville) 8′ 0′..Alison Stern(CS) 8′ 0″ for the Vikings. New Rochelle,NY junior Devon Feuer placed 2nd at 8′ 6″ in Section 1 development meet for Coach Capellan.
    The Boys at the Armory were also turning it up…as Iona Prep,NY Senior Matt Fay…coached by Jerry Cahill punched a personal best of 15′ 4″ for the win and moved up the Millrose Games Invite list!! Taking silver medal was Senior James Ball(Fordham Prep,NY) at 13′ 6″ and Liam Ackerman(St.Anthony,NY) 12′ 0″. Matt DeLorenzo(Wallkill,NY-junior) won New Paltz meet at 13′ 0″..Brandan Nebiker(Monroe,NY) also hit 13′ 0″ and Vinnie Depaslo(Monroe,NY) set his best at 11′ 0″ for the Crusaders. Suffern.NY senior Matt Leanza placed 1st at 12′ 6″ at Section 1 meet followed by Jeff Sanawong(Nanuet,NY) 11′ 0″ and Connor Burke(Pearl River,NY-Frosh) at 9′ 0″ .

    WEST POINT MEETS… Gillis Fieldhouse @ West Point is a great place to vault…and Ivan Mieses(Middletown,NY) opened his season with 12′ 0″ fiber win for the Midddies…The Girls competition was close as Cornwall,NY senior Katarina VanLedtje edged Sophomore Colleen Leahey(Burke,NY) as both soared over 9′ 0″ as Leahey set another New School record for the Eagles … Andrea Dolan(Wallkill,NY) placed third at 8′ 0″.

    BOMBER INVITE @ ITHACA,NY… Vestel,NY senior Kari Stromhaug had a sensational night in the new Ithaca University Track facility…with her 11′ 6″ pole vault win and her 5′ 4″ high jump win.

    ALBANY AREA @ UNION COLLEGE ….. At the Union College unique and cozy Track & Field facility this weekend in multi meets the season started up big for Burnt Hills,NY junior Kalli Manley. The super fast and experienced young vaulter flew big over 11′ 0″ for the the gold medal win on Saturday late afternoon. She moves up to her new poles at Bishop Loughlin this Saturday. In the earlier section of vaulters…Tedi Demaria..the converted level 10 gymnastic specialist…on her first ever High School meet with a New School Record of 10′ 6″ for Coach Ashley Gansle. She also won the high jump at 4′ 10″ and returns at Bishop Loughlin Games on Saturday in Armory.

    NICK MARINO FLYS 13′ 0″….Hatsboro,PA super soph..Nick Marino vaulter 13′ 0″ for a personal best fo LOJO ASSULT CLUB and returns to the Barn on December 27 for our last indoor meet.

    ANDY WASNIK INDOOR MEET …
    Sat. Dec. 27 @ CIRCUS
    Girls HS Meet at 10:AM Boys HS Meet at 2PM College/Open/Masters Meet at 6PM

    Coach Andy Wasnik was an inspirational Track and Field Coach at Park Ridge High School,NJ who always found the time and compassion to help everyone around him. His calm personality and extreme knowledge of field events…particullary the pole vault attracted many young aspiring athletes to his side. This meet pays forward his positive spirit of athletics.
    Please come join us this December 27 in honoring his contributions to our sport and kids.

    UCS SPIRIT POLE VAULT SUMMIT ..registration closes on January 5th… If you are attending this years summit.. you must act now ..on line registration at ucsspiritsummit. “The GREATEST POLE VAULT EVENT of the YEAR” ….. Jan 16-17-18 in Reno.NV.
    Here are our Flying Circus Summit Event Records

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    Flying Circus Boys HS Record…. Todd Uckermark(Warwick,NY) 16′ 2″ 2014
    Flying Circus Girls HS Record….. Stephanie Duffy(Wash’ville,NY) 12′ 4″ 2006
    Flying Circus Coaches Record….. Will Nesbitt(Duke) 12′ 2″ 2014
    Are these records in trouble in 2015 ?
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    FLYING CIRCUS…ACCELERATION DEVELOPMENT IS A SKILL.