August 30, 2011

Pole Vaulter's Pole Breaks During Competition (Video)

As you can probably figure, we don't get to cover pole vaulting that much here on Outside the Boxscore but when something like this happens to a pole vaulter, we feel his pain.

During the 2011 World Championship in South Korea, Russian pole vaulter Dmitry Starodubtsev attempting a 19 foot jump but sadly the pole he was using decided to break during his attempt:

(Courtesy of With Leather)

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