1. ‘CIRCUS SWEEP @ ARMORY” … MICHELLE RUBINETTI (12′ 0″)… SETH KIRCHEFF (14’ 3.5″) !!!

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

    Late News… Monday December 19 @ Armory Spiked Shoe Meet

    The 37 Circus Vaulters at last night’s Spiked Shoe Meet at the NB Armory were ready to compete… FULL RESULTS are Coming by Thursday!!! Congratulations to ALL VAULTERS for a FANTASTIC NIGHT on FIBERGLASS!!

    The serious approach produced BIG RESULTS. Northern Valley-Demarest,NJ senior gymnastic champion..Michelle Rubinetti flew to gold with a first attempt clear at 12′ 0″ and then three great bars at 12′ 6″ on her BIGGEST POLE and GRIP of this early season… Club mates Leah Saifi(Gov. Livingston,NJ) also soared over 12′ 0″ and close bars at 12′ 6″.. Pascack Valley,NJ super Junior…Melissa Purcell took the bronze with an Indoor School record 11′ 6″ for Coach Tim Wilson… All three now qualify for National Championships in March!!! The Boys Gold Medal went to Old Tappan,NJ junior speedster Seth Kircheff.. with a BIG Sail over 14′ 3.5″ and three great bars at 15′ 1″ on his Biggest Poles Ever!!! Seth also hit Nationals Qual Standard!!!
    Special thanks to Meet refereeCoach … Tim Wilson and staff for keeping the “Meet Rolling” for the athletes with the Open Pit Concept!!!!

    Full RESULTS COMING…

  2. “CIRCUS VAULTERS SIZZLE”….MADISYN HAWKINS.. 12′ 0″…MARC DELUCA..14′ 0”.. DAGI TADESSE.. 14′ 0′ !!!

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Adventure, LLC
    Warwick Valley, New York

    CONGRATULATIONS to “ALL 48 CIRCUS VAULTERS”… who started up the Indoor season this past weekend in the Tri-State area on a successful note. There were many great stories and improvements from our beginning vaulters to our elite Boys and Girls group. This is just the starting launch to the great season ahead. Keep showing “Competitive Spirit” and “Sportsmanship” in every situation. These are the real traits of a Championship Athlete.

    Leading the way in this week’s GIRLS VAULT.. was Madisyn Hawkins(James Coughlin.PA) a senior sprinter/vaulter heading to Lehigh University next fall..with a new Meet Record & School Record 12′ 0″ on Friday Night at the Armory meet. Joining the spotlight was Michelle Rubinetti(NV-Demarest,NJ) for silver at 11′ 6″ and Melissa Purcell(Pascack Valley,NJ) taking the bronze at 10′ 6″ . Senior Amanda McNelis(Commack,NY) won the Bishop Loughlin Games at Ocean Breeze with her 11′ 6″…Jessica Ippolito(Fair Lawn,NJ) won the gold today at Armory Youth meet at 11′ 6″ and Lia Zavattaro(Greenwick,CT) soared 10′ 6″ in the win at the Large School AT&T Invitational at Armory on Saturday morning..equalling Michelle Rubinetti’s meet record from last year.

    Ih the BOYS VAULT…WestHill,CT senior…Marc DeLuca used his power and speed to win Loughlin Games at 14′ 0″ and close bars at 14′ 6″..Circus Travelmate..Milan Spisek(Joel Barlow,CT) won silver at 13′ 6″…Warwick Valley,NY senior Isaac Heatley won the gold at Friday Night at the Vault meet with a 13′ 6″ Big Sail and Jason Mezhibovsky(NV-Demarest,NY) flew 13′ 6″ for silver… Watch -Out for New Paltz,NY senior Dagi Tadesse this indoor…as he flew the rafters at West Point Field-house on Friday night..with his new Indoor School Record 14′ 0″PR!!!!

    Deeper-Results….. Girls…Friday @ Armory….1-Madisyn Hawkins 12′ 0″ 2-Michelle Rubinetti 11′ 6″ Melissa Purcell 10′ 6″ Kristen Lubeskie 10′ 6″ Gabby Nebiker 9′ 6″ Kaeli Thompson 9′ 6″ Genevieve Reilly 9′ 6″ Erin Yuder 9′ 6″ Sydney Woods 9′ 0″ Julianna Schroer 8′ 6″ Allison Sumereau 8′ 0″ Katherine Sandt 8′ 0″ Asha Grossberndt 7′ 0″
    AT&T Armory Meet…1-Lia Zavattaro 10′ 6″ 3- Kaia Becker 9′ 0″ Small School Division – 1-Haley Merchant 8’3″
    Armory Youth Classic… 1-Jessica Ippolito 11′ 6″ 3-Stephanie tack 9′ 6′
    Loughlin Games@Ocean Breeze.. 1-Amanda McNelis 11′ 6″ Lauren Berry 8′ 6″

    Boys @ Friday Armory… 1-Isaac Heatley 13′ 6″ 2-Jason Mezhibovsky 13′ 6′ 3-Dane Sorensen 12′ 6″ Vinnie Depaolo 12′ 6″ Brendan McShane 12′ 0″ Josh Jeong 11′ 0″ Sam Pitkowsky 11′ 0″ Chris Endrizzi 11′ 0″
    Boys @ West Point… 1-Dagi Tadesse 14′ 0″ more results coming…
    Loughlin Games @ Ocean Breeze…1-Marc DeLuca 14′ 0″ 2- Milan Spisek 13′ 6′
    AT&T Armory Meet… 2-Kevin Nam 12′ 0″ Conor Reilly 10′ 0″

    Most of these results are the direct result of athletes mastering the small drills of pole vault. The mechanics of the pole vault positions must be felt in the small drills program…. then they will show up in your full vaulting with bigger grips!

    HOLIDAY VAULT SCHEDULE @ FLYING CIRCUS

    The great holiday season is about spending time with your family and friends. We will be closed the next two Sundays(December 25 and January 1) for our Open Vaulters.
    We have scheduled Friday December 30 at 2pm-4pm for our college vaulters to get together for practice..
    We are closed on Monday December 19 and Monday December 26 for Winter Club athletes in order to help almost 40+ Circus vaulters at the Armory meets. Boys Winter Club athletes make up day will be Wednesday February 8th. Regular Class times.

    HOLIDAY CIRCUS CLUB T-SHIRTS are in !!!!!!

    Perfect Holiday Gift for you and/or your sweetheart!!! It’s the original…DEEP PURPLE BODY /NEON YELLOW PRINTING!!!! Sold at Club this week..STILL JUST $16 each(while they last) !!!

    CIRCUS REMINDERS

    * Be alert and ready for you Warm Up activities. This 20 minutes is critical for success.
    * Show kindness and thanks at every meet to your event official after you have finished competing. tall.
    * Respect – your – opponents. Demonstrate radical humility in every situation.
    * Dress Up for every competition. Present yourself…many people are watching you.
    * Bring your ‘competitive toughness’ to the meet. This is not a field trip setting!
    * Don’t fall to pieces after a rough night of vaulting. Stand up tall and stand your ground.
    * Enjoy the privilege of taking part in interscholastic athletics.

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS from your FLYING CIRCUS STAFF.