1. “BORN-TO-FLY” ….CIRCUS RESULTS …MADISYN HAWKINS 12′ 6″ … ISAAC HEATLEY…. 13′ 6″!!!

    The Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
    Warwick Valley , NY

    The FLYING CIRCUS athletes are heading into the CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON. It’s time to ..’Catch-the-Fiberglass’ and score for YOUR TEAM. The best part of being on an athletic team…is your “Spirit” to score as many TEAM POINTS as you possibly can in the Championship Meets. This pushing for your school team… is the most powerful trait … of the successful athlete….. as..from the Team Concept of Athletes…comes “UNBELIEVABLE PERFORMANCES” . Congratulations on a successful weekend!

    Circus News Department – Press Release
    January 29
    The Susquehanna Indoor Classic provided the magic for James M.Coughlin,PA senior…Madisyn Hawkins..as she set another field house record vault of 12′ 6″ and near missed at 13′ 0″ for the gold medal… Pittston Area,PA Junior Abby Norwillo also put up some impressive numbers for her team..with 11′ 6″ Pole Vault..34′ 0- Triple Jump…8.03-55m Dash…. Greenwich,CT junior Lia Zavattaro is on her new pole..with a school Record 11′ 6″ win at FCIAC-WEST Championships in Staples Fieldhouse. She now makes NB National in March!! Up state New York..Alaana Carroll(Averill Park,NY) junior Vaulter set a meet record of 12′ 0″ for gold at the Utica College Invite.. Ocean Breeze Invite..Amanda McNelis(Commack,NY) flew 11′ 6′ for the win..
    The Boys also set up some performances…with Warwick Valley,NY senior Isaac Heatley taking the spotlight gold medal ay the OCL Champs at West Point with a 13′ 6″ sail and near miss at 14′ 3.5″!!! George Zakharov(Croton-Harmon,NY) won Westchester Champs at 12′ 6″…Conor Burke(Pearl River,NY) won Rockland Champs at 12′ 3″ for the Pirates… Nick Petruzzelli(Notre Dame,CT) won SCC-WEST gold at 12′ 0″….. Full results below (No MHAL Results yet)

    OCL CHAMPIONSHIPS @ GILLIS…Boys-1-Isaac Heatley(Warwick) 13′ 6″ 2-Dane Sorensen(Warwick) 13′ 0″ 3-Jobiah Spain(ON) 12′ 6″ 4-Vinnie DePaolo(MW) 12′ 0″ Josh Jeong(MW) 12′ 0″ Mike Mullally(SW) 11′ 0″ Austin O’Malley(G) 10′ 6″ Matt Warren(Wash) 10′ 6″ Mike DePaolo(Wash) 10′ 6″ Girls OCL ..1-Kristin Lubeskie(MW) 10′ 6″ 2- Kaeli Thompson(Warwick) 10’0″ 3-Colleen Leahey(JSB) 9′ 6″ 4-Gabby Nebiker(MW) 9′ 3″ 5-“Sunshine” Reilly(Warwick) 9′ 3″ Daniella Raymond(Wash) 7′ 0″ Lindsey(Wash) 7′ 0″ Gabby Gerving(ON) 7′ 0″ Sam Becker(SW) 7′ 0″.

    FCIAC-WEST Championships at Staples… Greenwich,CT junior Lia Zavattaro has been truing since September 1st and she took top honors at Staples on Saturday with a school record 11′ 6″ and punched her NB Nationals ticket! Over in SCC-WEST,CT Champs…football star Nick Petruzzelli(Notre Dame,CT) won gold at 12′ 0″!!

    SUSQUEHANNA INDOOR CLASSIC,PA… 1-Madisyn Hawkins fly’s 12′ 6″ and close bar at 13′ 0″…Abby Norwillo(Pittston Area,PA) 11′ 6″ Corah Krantz(Lakeland Reg,PA) 9′ 6″(Soph) !!

    ROCHLAND CHAMPS @ Armory,NY … Girls-1-Kerry Qualter(CS) 9′ 3″ 2-Grace Simpson(TZ) 8′ 0″ 3-Wenka Vil(PR) 7′ 6″ Rebecca Baez(NR) 7′ 0″ Maeve Loughlin(PR) 7′ 0″ … Boys..1-Conor Burke(PR) 12′ 3″!!! Daeseob Lim(TZ) 11′ 6″ Chris Filatov(Nanuet) 11′ 0″ Tom Qualter(CS) 10′ 6″ Eugene Om(Nanuet) 10′ 0″ /

    OCEAN BREEZE INVITE,Staten Island… Boys- Nick Marino(PA) 14′ 6″ )Philly Jumps ) Andrew Freeman(Mahwah) 11′ 6″ Mike Delcher(Mahwah) 10′ 6″ Girls…1-Amanda McNelis(Comack) 11′ 6″ Kylie Strzelczyk(SE) 10′ 6″ Marissa Entrup(Mahwah) 8′ 6″ Kyra Muller(Mahwah) 9′ 0: Annabelle Springer(Mahwah) 7′ 0″

    UTICA INVITE,NY … Averill Park,NY junior Alana Carroll leaped 12′ 0″ for gold…Kelley Townley(Liverpool,NY) 10′ 0″ … BOys-Zack Hotaling(AV) 12′ 0″

    WESTCHESTER CHAMPIONSHIPS @ Armory… 1-George Zakharov(C-H) 12′ 6″ Girls- Asha Grossbernt(Fox Lane) 8′ 0″ Gabrille Lepe(White Plains) 7′ 0″

    HUSKIE INVITE at University of Washington…. Megan “Flips” Clark was sensation; in winning her first gold medal as a professional… with her BIG 14′ 11″ Big-Air clear for Coach Chris Mack. Megan wo-ill be in the 110th NYRR MILLROSE GAMES on February 11 in the Armory> Standing Room tickets still available @ $30!!!! She will be helping at Flying Circus before she travels to England for her next meet the following weekend>>> Join us and Meet Megan Clark up close!!!!

    Winter Club Members… Last full week this week… then Tuesday-Feb 7 Girls final class and Wednesday Feb.8-Boys final class
    Barn Will be CLOSED Monday Feb. 6 for Varsity Classic… and Feb 9-11 for Millrose Games!!!

    * Practice Simple Acts of Kindness.. everyday —— Flying Circus.

  2. “BIG – FIBER WEEKEND” @ CIRCUS…ERIC DUFFY(MA) 16’4.75″…LEAH SAIFI(NJ) 12′ 6″ !!!!!!!!!!

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

    The spotlights were on the pole vault runways this weekend…as Circus athletes turned up the heat with strong performances in five states. This weekend marks the half-way mark to this indoor tour of Fiber-Bending Winter Track & Field. CONGRATULATIONS to all our athletes and parents for another GREAT SHOW!!! In all 12 Personal Bests… 5 School Records…. 6 State Relay Champions… and many wonderful stories of toughness…sportsmanship and friendships!!!!

    Boston,MA…leading the boys results this weekend was ERICK DUFFY of North Andover High School,MA. This talented senior captain flew to a NEW ALL TIME MASSACHUSETTS HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR POLE VAULT with a clean 16′ 4.75″(5m) and 1 very close jump at 16′ 10.75″ New England Record!!! Erick is heading to his 16′ 1 UCS Spirit Poles this week … for the NYRR MILLROSE GAMES on February 11th at the Armory. This performance took place at the Greater Boston Track Club’s meet at Harvard University today!!! Erick was on his 8 step run and had the 13′ 1″ Takeoff for club coach Brenner Abbot!!!! Another notable performance came from Dagi Tadesse of little New Paltz High School,NY. Jumping at West Points historic Gillis Fieldhouse on Saturday and in just training flats…Dagi sizzled over 15′ 0″ for a New School Record and now leads NY State Indoor List. Dagi Tadesse now becomes the 50th FLYING CIRCUS athlete over the 15 Foot Barrier!!!
    The Circus Girls also were ready-to-fly…as LEAH SAIFI (Governor Livingston,NJ) set her School Indoor Record at 12′ 6″ (USA#10) and teamed up with her sister Lauren(10′ 6″) to set a All Time Group II State Relay Record of 23′ 0″!! This sister act of Indiago Gymnastic Champions keeps getting better each week!!! Over in Kutztown University,PA..It was another meet record for James Coughlin.PA senior Madisyn Hawkins sailed 12′ 0″ for the 5th time this indoor season and was close at 12′ 6″ bar. She heads to NYRR Millrose Games on February 9th at Armory!! Taking the gold medal at the Yale Invitational was senior Lauren Russo of Newtown,CT. This all-around senior athlete at Newtown went big at 11′ 0″ for Coach Russell. Sisters Caroline and Jennifer McGann of Holy Angels ,NJ won their State Championship Relay title at Toms River on Friday..with Caroline jumping 10′ 6″ on borrowed poles and Jenn sailing 7’6″ for the Non-Publiv A State Title> Ryan Vimba(Ridgewood,NJ) was the class of Group IV with his 13′ 6″ PR!!!

    Full Reported Results….
    Greater Boston Track Club Invitational… 1-Erick Duffy(No Andover,MA) 16′ 4.75″ NEW MA STATE INDOOR RECORD!!!!
    OCIAA DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS @ West Point Gillis Field-house…BOYS- Div I- Vinnie Depaolo(MW) 12′ 0 3-Logan Mathews(MW) 10′ 6″ Div II – Dane Sorensen(Warwick) 13′ 0″PR 2-Brendan McShane(Warwick) 12′ 0″ 3-Matt Warren(Wash) 10′ 6″ Div III- 1-Mike Gagliardi(Wall) 11′ 0″ 2-Austin O’Malley(G) 11′ 0″ 3-Louis Martinez(Wall) 9′ 0″ Div.IV- 1-Dagi Tadesse(NP) 15′ 0″School Record 2-Dylan Scribani(NP) 13′ 0″ 3-Josiah Spain(ON) 12′ 6″ Div VI 2-Mike Mullally(SW) 11′ 0″
    OCIAA DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS -GIRLS- Div I 1-Kristin Lubeski(MW) 11′ 0″ 2-Gabby Nebiker(MW) 9′ 0″ Div II – 1-Kaeli Thompson(Warwick) 10′ 0″ 2-Sydney Tomaine(FDR) 8′ 0″ 3-T-Madeline Sorensen(Warwick) 7′ )” and Daniella Raymond(Wash) 7′ 0″ Div. III- 1-Cassandra Szio(W) and Ava DeFelice(Corn) 7′ 0″ Div. IV – Meghan Romaguera(TV) 8′ 6″ 2-Noa Raskin(NP) 7′ 0″ 3- Gabby Gerving(ON) 7′ 0″ Div. V – 1-Colleen Leahey(JSB) 9′ 6″ Div.VI – 2-Sam Becker(SW) 7′ 0″

    Yale Invitational@ New Haven,CT… 1-Lauren Russo(Newtown,CT) 11′ 0″ 5-Grace Gardella(Ramsey,NJ) 9′ 6″ Boys – Nick Petruzzelli(Notre Dame,CT) 12′ 6″

    Douglas Wesner Memorial Invitational @ Kutxtown,PA… 1-Madisyn Hawkins(Coughlin,PA) 12′ 0″ Meet Record !!!

    New Balance Games @ Armory,NYC… Boys .. 1-Nick Marino(Hatboro Horsham,PA) 15′ 0″ (Philly Jumps) 3-Johannes Stromhaug(Vestal,NY) 14′ 6″ 4-Milan Sispek(Barlow,CT) 14′ 6″ 5-Trevor Hazell(vernon,NJ) 13′ 0″ Kevin Nam,PJ) 12′ 0″ Conor Burke(PR) 12′ 0″ Soph Pole Vault- 1-Chris Filatov(Nanuet,NY) 11′ 6″ 2-Justin Manne(Mahwah,NJ) 11′ 6″PR New Balance Games Girls…3-Lia Zavattaro(Greenwich,CT) 11′ 0″ 4-Julia Nomberg(HHH-W) 11′ 0″ 6-Amelia Legg(Delhi,NY) 9′ 6″ Soph Division ..1-Annabel Spronger(Mahwah,NJ) 8′ 0″ 2-Wenka Vill(PR) 7′ 6″

    Stanner Games @ Armory,NYC… Freshman Conor Reilly of Union Catholic won the Gold in Frosh Division with 12′ 6″ PR for the Level 10 Gymnastic Champion.!!

    New Jersey State Relays @ Toms River,NJ… Ryan Vimba of Ridgewood,NJ 1st at 13′ 6″PR…Brian Rubenstein(Gov.Livingston