The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project  Warwick Valley, New York

  The BIG FIBERGLASS WEEKEND is HERE!!!! Congratulations to our 15 Flying Circus Pole Vaulters for qualifying for this coming week’s New Balance NATIONAL INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS at the Armory in New York City. It all heats up on Friday March 11..with the Emerging Elite competition at 9:30am for Girls and 2:30pm for Boys. The action continues on Saturday at 12 noon with Nick Marino,PA …our Eastern States Champion from Hatsboro,PA looking to set another new school record. The Sunday Girls Championship section begins at 10AM with Tedi DeMaria(Bethlehem,NY) Michelle Rubinetti(Northern Valley-Demarest,NJ) and Julia Valenti(North Reading,MA) carrying our singlet higher. Best to all National Athletes…..
 * 7 Athletes Medal at New York State Meet…. Cornell University’s Barton Hall Athletic Fielddhouse. It was a great NY State Meet in every event,,especially int pole vault….. as 7 athletes took home medals from one of the most competitive Indoor State Meets in the USA every year. Leading the charge was Tedi DeMaria(Bethlehem Central) with a silver medal at 12′ 0′ for Coach Gansel…Amanda McNelis(Commack,NY) soared 11′ 9′ for Coach Jim hendersen for th place overall… Kalli Manly(Burnt Hills)..coming off an injury flew 11′ 6″ for 6th place for Coach Duffy .. Sophomore Kristen Lubeskie(Monroe-Woodbury) set her PR at 11′ 6″ for 7th place and Top Soph honors and Nationals!!! Alanana Carroll(Averill Park) made 11′ 0″..Sophia Alter(Rondount Valley) sailed 11′ 0″ School Record…Emily Legg(Delhi) and Colleen Leahey competed with class all day.
  In the Boys afternoon section… Sophomore Johannes Stromhaug of Vestel ,NY cleared 13′ 6′ for 5th place for Coach Jim Cerra… Charles Crispi(Farrell) made 13′ 6″ for Coach Jerry Cahill ….Matt DeLorenzo(Wallkill) 13′ 0″ Andy Rubenstahl(Washingville) 13′ 0″ Aiden Miller(Pearl River) 12′ 6″ and Isacc Heatley(Warwick Valley) made 12′ 0″ for the Purple Wave. The Indoor State Meet moves to Ocean Breeze next March.  
  * Mark DeLuca(Westhill,CT) wins Armory Last Chance Meet at 14′ 3″ !!! Qualifies for NB NATIONALS!!!! There was no give up for Coach Neal Perry’s junior Marc DeLuca this weekend…as the fast and strong junior flew 14′ 3″ for the gold medal…followed by Dylan Scribani(New Paltz,NY) 13′ 6″ PR… Dagi Tadesse(New Paltz,NY) 12′ 6″PR…Brian Rubenstein(Gov. Livingston,NJ) 12′ 6′ and Dan Sorensen(Warwick Valley,NY-Soph) 12′ 0″ !!!
  * FLYING CIRCUS VAULT BARN will be CLOSED ….Fri-Sat-Sunday March 11-12-13 for NB Nationals. / Tuesday and Thursday evenings Open Vault Instruction continues for the next 5 weeks. 5:30-8:30pm !!!

  * The MAJEWSKI FAMILY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT……. The Majewski Family wish to THANK EVERYONE who donated funds…furniture… and love these past 3 weeks. The Flying Circus Family donated $1500 to help the family get back on their feet following the complete loss of their home to fire. You don’t have to be rich…to be a PHILANTHROPIST !!! Thank you all for giving and helping.
  * A SPECIAL SALUTE and THANK YOU is send out to The Bob Schechter Family of Ridgewood,New Jersey for their wonderful donation of a brand new pole vault slide box for all Flying Circus athletes…and to the Cass Family of Weston,CT for donation new gymnastic mats for more safer for all our vaulters here !!!! Lending a hand is appreciated by everyone here at Flying Circus. Thank you.
  * Our SUMMER POLE VAULT CAMPS are filling up FAST…. We hope all our athletes can join this Summer FUN and INSTRUCTION . Applications on our web site… www.hvflyingcircus.com