1. CIRCUS 5-STEP MEET MAGIC …… MADISYN HAWKINS(Wilkes-Barre,PA) 12′ 0″ ../..MARC DeLUCA(Westhill,CT) 14’0″ !!!

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Academy, LLC

         The Pre-Season has officially begun…and the 33 athletes attending the Circus 5 Step Meet each produced their own magic on 100 year old oak wood floor at the VAULT-BARN. Using the small approach run of just 5 lefts..the athletes demonstrated fine motor techniques without big speed. Taking the spotlight in the Girls morning session was James Coughlin High School(PA) senior sprinter/vaulter Madisyn Hawkins..soaring 12′ 0″ to match her long run personal best last year. Madisyn also had 2 good bars at 12′ 3″ on just her 12 foot UCS Spirits!!! Runner-Up Lia Zavattaro(Greenwich,CT) just a junior.used her 12′ x 130 to hit 11′ 0″PR School Record!!!! Top Freshman was Genevieve Reilly(Warwick,NY) at 8′ 0″!!

       In the afternoon Boys/Mens session… It was West Hill,(CT) senior strongman…Marc DeLuca delighting the crowd with his 14′ 0″ leap to edge Brian Rubenstein(Berkley Heights,NJ) also at 14′ 0″.. The Open Winner was Chris Rough(Stamford,CT) at 14′ 0″ and the Masters section was all Circus Coach .. Coach Ben Simonet(NYC) at 13′ 0″ . Special thanks to all parents and athletes for helping with the meet…Bob Sorensen…Beth Belcher…Denice Robbins…Dane Sorensen…Vinnie DePaolo…Jim Henderson….. Volunteers move the world again !!!!!!
        Girls HS Division


        1-Madisyn Hawkins(Wilkes-Barre,PA) 12′ 0″ =PR 2-Lia Zavattaro(Greenwich,CT) 11′ 0″ School Record PR 3T-Danielle Cass(Weston,CT) 10′ 0″ 3T-Julia Nomberg(Deer Park,NY) 10′ 0″ 4-Grace Gardella(Ramsey.NJ) 9′ 6″ 5-Cassis Groncki(Scranton,PA) 9′ 0″ 6-Irene Park(Pequannock,NJ) 9′ 0″ 7-Kaia becker(Haskall,NJ) 9′ 0″ 8-Genevieve Reilly(Warwick,NY) 8′ 0″ 9-Sydney Tomaine(Hyde Park,NY) 7′ 6″
       Boys HS Division


       1-Marc DeLuca(West Hill,CT) 14′ 0″ 2-Brian Rubenstein(Berkley Heights,NJ) 14′ 0″ 3-Henry Vossler(Darien,CT) 13′ 6″ 4-Milan Spisck(Easton,CT) 13′ 0″ 5-Jason Mezhigorsky(Demarest,NJ) 12′ 0″ 6- Joe Antaya(Orange,CT) 12′ 0″ 7-Brendan McShane(Warwick,NY) 12′ 0″ 8-Tyler Hrbek(Old Tappan,NJ) 12′ 0″ 9-Trevor Hazell(Vernon,NJ) 12′ 0″ 10-Vinnie DePaolo)Monroe,NY) 12′ 0″ 11-Dane Sorensen(Warwick,NY) 11′ 6″ 12-Jacob Belcher(Warwick,NY) 9′ 6″
       Open Men/Masters


       1-Chris Rough(Stanford,CT) 14′ 0″ 2-Matt Greenlaw(Warwick,NY) 14’0″ 3- Ben Simonet(NYC) 13′ 0″ Masters Winer 4-Matt DeLorenzo(Wallkill,NY) 12′ 6″
        CONGRATULATIONS ALL !!!!!!  


        NEXT CIRCUS MEET… Saturday October 29, 2016 FULL RUN LENGTH MEET

        Girls Meet 11AM Boys Meet 2PM JOIN-the-VAULT CREW.


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

    Time to “JOIN-the-CIRCUS” …. if you love pole vaulting …then join us for the fun on Saturday October 15 …. on the second floor ‘Vault Barn Hay Loft’ at FLYING CIRCUS. There will be 2 runways in motion…a Beginners Section and a Intermediate/Advanced Section to start up the new season. Vaulters will be restricted to their 5 Step Approach for this meet and the entry fee is still just $30 per vaulter at-the-door! Our Girls Meet starts at 11AM, with warm up beginning at 10AM and our Boys Meet starts at 2PM with our warm up beginning at 1PM. This ‘shake off the rust’ opener is purely a FUN and FRIENDSHIP gathering of new and old team mates. Middle School…High School…Open and Masters Divisions will be featured. Small poles… spikes and real bars are the order of the day. It promises to be …”GOOD VIBRATIONS” !!!!!!!!!!


    Saturday October 15, 2016
    Flying Circus Vault Playground

    Girls Meet 10AM Warm Up 11AM Start (2 Pits) Entry $30 At the Door
    Boys Meet 1PM Warm Up 2PM Start(2 Pits) Entry $30 At the Door