KAELI THOMPSON FLYS @ NATIONALS…. 13′ 5″ !!! SUMMER CAMPS SOLD OUT !!!
The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Adventure, LLC
The Warwick Center … “CIRCUS BBQ MEET”… July 12-13 !!!!
FRIENDSHIPS & FUN @ NB NATIONALS
CONGRATULATIONS to our “12 Circus Acts” at this weekends …National Stage of Pole Vaulting Fun. It was exciting seeing all the wonderful interactions with other club athletes…. the sharing of ideas with the club coaches and the professional officials making it a special day for all competitors. The human performance levels and human spirit was at it’s best all weekend. This is the perfect design for athletes-in-sport. ……on-to-the- BBQ MEET!!!!!
GIRLS @ NATIONALS ~~~~
Warwick Valley,NY senior all purpose athlete…KAELI THOMPSON had a sensational double All-American events for Coach Mike Potter’s Purple Wave Track & Field machine. Just before the pole vault event…she raced to a personal best 26’1 on her second leg of her 3rd place Sprint Medley Relay …handing off the baton to her little sister on the fly. There 4:01.68 brought home her 4th All American medal… Then in the pole vault 12 minutes later… she flew 13′ 5″ for another 3rd place for her 5th All American status in her brilliant career at Warwick. She then took 2 great vaults at the NY State RECORD of 14′ 1.5″ held by Mary Saxer (2001).
Kaeli has 2 more shots at that record… Jr. U-20 Nationals and the Circus BBQ Meet on July 13!!!! Also making Emerging Elite All American was Paige Martin …coached by Russ VanSteeg at NFA.CT.. Paige placed 5th at a school and personal record 12′ 1″ ~~~~ Sprint/Hurdle sensation.. and double PA State Champion…Trina Barcarola of Western Wayne(Coached by Bob Amos) flew 12′ 1″ for 11th place in EE.
In the Freshman National Champs competition..it was another personal best day from powerful Sophie Maiecki of Washingtonville,NY. Coached by Stephanie Duffy and brother Nick Marecki… Sophie flew 10′ 6.5″ and was so close at 11′ 1″ on her 12′ x 140 UCS Spirit. Sophie is our clubs Most Improved Freshman this year!!! In the Tursday Middle School National Champion Section…a New Star was shining bright… as 7th Grader..Lily Ann Beattie of Warwick Valley Middle used her 13’1″ x 140 Essx Recoil to the max…with her 15th National place at 8′ 7″ for the Warwick Track Club Rising Star.
BOYS @ NATIONALS ~~~
5 CIRCUS BOYS ….. Leading the Boys group was Junior Conor Reilly(Union,NJ) and Liam Landau of Pascack Hills,NJ. Conor Reilly fought his way up …clearing 15′ 1.5″ in the Emerging Elite on Friday. This junior has produced big in his big meets this year. Liam Landau capped off his sensational career at Pascack Hills…which included tremendous Hurdling..long jumping …high jumping and pole vaulting.. His 15′ 1.5″ on Sunday was solid. He takes his talents to Northeastern University this fall. Washingtonville,NY junior…Nick Mirecki…coached by Stephanir Duffy flew 14′ 1.75″ by a ton on his 187 Essx and then moved up at 14′ 8″ to his longer sticks for close bars.. Sophomore star..Louis Martinez of Wallkill,NY went big also at 14′ 1.5″ and returns for two more years.. Nanuet,NY Senior–Chris Filatov finished a sensatonal career at 13′ 7.75 for Coach Larry Beckerly’s Golden Knights! CONGRATULATIONS ALL… YOU MAKE US PROUD.
SUMMER POLE VAULT CAMPS….SOLD OUT !!!! THANK YOU ALL
For the 7th Straight Time… we would like to thank all parents for entering their children in our Summer Pole Vault Camps here at Flying Circus. It is a treat for us to help them this summer. Our 6 pits and excellent staff of coaches and college Champions will make if a strong learning experience . Each Camper is also invited to join in the Circus BBQ Vault Celebration on July 12 and 13th to end the Summer Season. Details on web site for the Registration Day-Of-Meet at site event.
TUESDAY TWILIGHT MEERS JUNE 18 and JUNE 25 …NEW START TIME
The Tuesday Night Meets have EXPLODED!!! New Record 47 Vaulters last week and Growing each week. We will now start EARLIER for our final two weeks…
NEW MEET TIMES… REGISTRATION at Site at 4:30pm… Bar goes up on 3 pits at 5:15pm… Rain or Shine… JOIN US!!!!
FLYING CIRCUS…. “YOU GOTTA” BELIEVE”