“A person with BIG DREAMS ….. is more powerful than a person with all the facts.”

Now…at mid-indoor season …the results of all your fall and early season foundation work is about to be displayed. This is the time of the season for the “Peaking Phase” to take over in your training and your competitive meets. This is the time to REACH HIGH both mentally and physically. IT’S YOUR TIME NOW!!!! Enjoy these next four weeks of pole vaulting !!!!


* Our Regular Membership Classes will conclude on Tuesday Feb. 10 and we would like to thank every one of the 45 Membership Class Vaulters this winter. You were beyond our expectations. We will move on to Open Tuesday and Wednesday and Sunday Open Classes to continue your instruction. See Below for details on this Vault Package.

* MILLROSE GAMES are coming !!! The ” VAULTERS of FLYING CIRCUS” are blessed to have 6 athletes invited to this year’s…GREATEST POLE VAULT EVENT of the YEAR…. Derek DiBona(Warwick,NY)..Samantha Beyar(Monroe,NY) … Sabrina Anderson(Flemington,NJ)… Julia Valenti(North Reading,MASS)…Maddie Schneider(Darien,CT) and Katlyn Rymarzow(Sparta,NJ)… CONGRATULATIONS and GODD LUCK from your team mates at Circus. Girls Event Thursday Feb 12 ..Boys Event Saturday Feb. 14. Come join the Circus Vault Fan Club!!!

* JOIN THE SUMMER VAULT BLAST @ CIRCUS… Our Summer 2 Day Pole Vault Camps are filling up very FAST NOW… Applications at our web site www.hvflyingcircus.com We take only 40 Boys and 40 Girls…. Avoid the Waiting List.. Register now for the Summer Fun… and pour SUMMER POLE VAULT MEET on Saturday July 18…The BARNYARD VAULT SHOOTOUT and BBQ !!!!! 5 Pits… Great Music… Great Friendships..Alumni Vault Section… BBQ at 2PM…Volleyball at 6PM …. END of the Vault Season FUN !!!!!

* NEW VAULT OPEN INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGES…Beginning Tuesday Feb. 17…The Flying Circus will be blazing every Tuesday…Wednesday and Sundays for the Open Walk In Vault classes in Warwick,NY The 90 minute classes offer Warm up Drills…Apparatus..Short Run Vaulting and Full Run Vaulting for just $30 a visit.
Girls Tuesday evenings All Levels 5:30-7pm or 7-8:30pm Class
Boys Wednesday evenings All Levels 5:30-7pm or 7-8:30pm Class
Sundays Beginner/Intermediate Girls Level… 12:30-2pm
Beginner/Intermediate Boys level… 2-3:30pm

Note: There will be NO CLASS on March. 3 due to EASTERN STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS Pole Vault at the Armory.

* This week in Review….. Congratulations to University of Connecticut Sophomore Craig Hunter who set a personal best of 17′ 7″ on Saturday morning at The Armory Invitational !!!
Peter Fagan(Binghamton University) blasted over 16′ 5″ for Coach Mike Thompson at Cornell..Travis Fountain(Bing) 14′ 9″ Zach Liebmann(Bing) 14′ 3″. Kutztown University team Captain Sean Burns won the Bison Open at Bucknell at 14′ 9″ Tim Schanstra(Penn) 12′ 5″ Destiny DeStascio(Kutztown) 10′ 10″ this week. At the John Thoma Terrier Invite at Boston University… Jackie Briggs (Northeartern) flew a PR at 13′ 1.5″ for gold Marissa Robbins(Manh) 12’1.5″ Madessen Weekes(Manh) 11′ 9.75PR..AliPariese(HC) 11′ 0″ Shannon Lenzi(U/Mass-L) 10′ 0″ Carllina Frisina(Rider) 10′ 0″ Dana Placentra(NYU) 9′ 7″
Morivian University senior Dana Fineman hit 11’1.75 to qualify for ECAC Champs.. Claire Murphy(Laf) 10′ 8″…Ryan Karnopp(Morivian) 15′ 3″ Trevot Knowles(Lehigh) 15′ 3″. Savio Paul(Manh) 15′ 9″ Anthony DeFranco(Rider) 15′ 9″ Nick Perez(RIT) 15′ 0″ Billy Thibault(Rhode Island) 15′ 0″ ..Whitman oehler-Marz(Brockport) 15′ 3″. James Steck(VATech) hit 16′ 1.5″ last week… and Albany Kindergarden classmate Kara Snyder(Villanova) made 12′ 3.5″ for Coach Talen Singer at Metro Challenge Cup. James Deutemeyer(Villanova) 15′ 3″ Todd Uckermark(High Point,NC) hits 16′ 0″… Dylan Altand(Rutgers) 14′ 9″ Joe Crispi(Wagner) 14′ 3.5″ !!! Emily Savage is back to her winning ways with a short run win in Oklahoma Open Meet last week from the left side!!!
Megan “Flips” Clark flew high over 14′ 0″ at Armory Invite..as Duke won the Sportsmanship Award! Megan returns Feb. 14 for Millrose!!!

High School Review… Samantha Beyar(Monroe,NY) hit 11′ 6″ at West Point for her Division 1 win for Crusaders… Kat Van Ledtje(Cornwall) 9′ 6″… Erin Leahey(warwick) won Division 4 at 10’6″..Colleen Ann Leahey(Burke) placed 2nd at 8′ 6″ to Sophia Alter(RV) a 9’6″… Meagan Horowitz won Division 5 with a school indoor record of 8′ 0″ for the Comets… At New Balance last week..Erin Leahey(Warwick )placed second at 11′ 0″ Lauren Bilali(Old Tappan,NJ) set a school record of 11′ 0″ Kalli Manly(BH) hit 11′ 0″ Katlyn Rymarzow(Pope) 11′ 0″ Tedi DeMaria(Beth) 9′ 6″ Devon Feuer(NR) 8′ 0″ Ormando Watson(Bacon) 12′ 6″. Watch out for the rising freshman Kristen Lubeskie of Monroe,NY.. The freshman gymnast hit 10′ 3″ to take the NYS Freshman lead on fiberglass Sabrina Anderson(HC) hit 11′ 6″ and close bars at 12′ 1″ Team mate Stephaine Tack is improving at 8′ 6″
At Rockland County Champs… Matt Leanza won the title at 13′ 0″..Jeff Sanawong(Nanuet) 12′ 0″ Jake Dioamond(Suffern) 11′ 6″ Connor Burke(PR) 9′ 0″ ..Alison Stern(CS) won at 8′ 6″ Kerry Qualter(CS) also hit 8′ 6′ for the Vikings!!
Up in Connecticut… Chris Rough(Westhill) won FCIAC at 14′ 6″ over Leland Roberts(Danbury) 14′ 0″ at Wilton. Henry Vossler(Darien) placed 3rd at 9’0{” Kenny Yamaguchi(Darien) 9′ 0″. It was Maddie Schneider(Darien) setting a New ZEOLI FIELDHOUSE Pole Vault Record at 11′ 7″ taking out former Blue Wave Robin Bones record at 11′ 6′. Maddie also won 45 Hurdles and Sprint Medley Relay for Coach Steve Norris. The West Point bound Schneider will be at Millrose!!