Chuy Wins In Safford – and is the first Puma to Qualify for State….

Chuy Wins In Safford The day started out cloudy, warm, and calm. However, by late afternoon, rough weather prevailed as Chuy wins in Safford.  Moreover, Jesus “Chuy” Saavedra battled 40 mph winds and occasional sideways rain to best the other competitors in the boys high jump. Advertisements Advertisements


Ader Goes 6 Feet in Nevada

Ader Goes 6 Feet Nevada sophomore Nicola Ader goes 6 feet and qualifies for the NCAA National Championships in the high jump. Ader’s mark of 6′ (1.83 m) set on Saturday at the Mountain West Championships sits at sixth in the nation. The height tied the Nevada school record in…

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New High Jump Record – Trey Allen sets new State HS Indoor mark….

New High Jump Record set in Alabama. Oak Mountain senior Trey Allen set an indoor AHSAA state record for the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 11 inches at the Ice Breaker Meet held at Birmingham CrossPlex. Allen’s leap earned him the AHSAA Indoor Track Spotlight this week as well as…

Chasing Her Goals – Inika McPherson talks technology….

Chasing Her Goals. Inika McPherson says for 2019, “My goal is to jump the American records outdoors, which I am pretty confident about. I also want to make the Panamerican team, and the World Championships at the end of the year.” Each day, she is motivated simply by waking up…

Personal Bests Abound for Tennessee Track Stars – 12 new bests at the first meet of the year….

Personal Bests Abound as the Tennessee track team headed home from Virginia where they competed in the Hokie Invitational at Virginia Tech. Day one of the invitational consisted of 17 NCAA Indoor personal records for the Tennessee runners. The Vols were also able to obtain 12 new personal records on…

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Debbie Brill High Jump – still holds the Canadian record 24 yrs later….

Debbie Brill High Jump Debbie Brill  High Jump. Striking, with long, dark hair and, at times, a brooding way about her.  Additionally, Brill was different than the rest because she marched to her own drummer. Furthermore, she was setting the world on fire.  In fact, as a 16-year-old, she had become…

Chris Moleya High Jump Star – had no high jump equipment at practice and still won….

Chris Moleya High Jump Chris Moleya High Jump. Imagine winning a gold medal at the South African Athletics Championships and not training in the event. That is what Chris Moleya from TuksAthletics did in 2014 when he won the high jump during the South African Junior and Youth Championships in Stellenbosch.  

Ed Caruthers – high jump star beaten in the Olympics by a technique revolution….

Ed Caruthers  – high jump Ed Caruthers – high jump. He had been the world’s No. 1 ranked high jumper during most of his days on Arizona’s track team, a star among a team of Olympic stars whose roll call includes legends Bob Beamon, John Carlos, Al Oerter, Tommy Smith, Dick…

Boo Schexnayder says nearly all high jump bar-sitters flatten out their approach curve….

Boo Schexnayder Boo Schexnayder. In the high jump, nearly all faults can be traced back to the approach, particularly the curve and how well the integrity of the curve is maintained until takeoff.

BB Andrews – Safford Bulldogs – hall-of-fame track & field coach with a personality felt a mile away….

BB Andrews – Safford Bulldogs BB Andrews – Safford Bulldogs is a phenomenally successful track coach for the Safford Bulldogs for over 20 years.  Coach Andrews teams won 10 3A  Boy’s State Championships and  15 Girl’s State Championships.

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Margarethe Bergmann High Jump – German record holder banned by the nazis from the Olympics….

Margarethe Bergmann High Jump Margarethe Bergmann High Jump. During trials for the Berlin Olympics of 1936, the German high jumper Margaret Bergmann Lambert leapt to a height of 5 feet 3 inches. The feat—which tied the official German record—should have made her a shoo-in for the Olympic team. But this was Germany in…

Anna Chicherova High Jump Star – once improved her PR by 12cm in one year….

Anna Chicherova High Jump Anna Chicherova High Jump is a Russian high jumper who won the gold medal at 2012 London Olympics. She also won gold at the 2011 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. Apart from this,  she won silver at the 2007 and 2009 World…

Ruswahl Samaai Long Jump Champion – despite hating the technical aspects of the jump….

Ruswahl Samaai Long Jump Ruswahl Samaai Long Jump. World bronze medallist Ruswahl Samaai drives his desire to be the best long jumper in the world, even though he admits he’s not always a fan of his chosen sport.  

Tyson Jones Breaks 1958 Record – legendary 60 year-old record falls to the Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year….

 Tyson Jones Breaks 1958 Record Tyson Jones Breaks 1958 Record held by Dallas Long. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound senior won the national championship in the shot put with a throw of 70 feet, 1.5 inches at June’s New Balance Nationals Outdoor. Jones’ top shot effort of 71-8.75 this season broke a…

Kwamere White – 2nd yr high jumper already 11″ over his head….

Kwamere White Kwamere White. In just his second track season, Henninger junior Kwamere White is already turning in some state-worthy performances. White won the high jump at Saturday’s Oscar Jensen Holiday Relays at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena with an effort of 6 feet, 8 inches – a state-best for that event early in this indoor…

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High Jump Drills – Part 1: the building blocks of success….

A list of high jump drills that help a jumper improve his and her high jump technique.

High Jump Approach Development – Cliff Rovelto says “the approach is the most important aspect”….

High Jump Approach Development. Cliff Rovelto explains the parts of the high jump approach and how they help its improvement. Furthermore, each part illustrates how the approach benefits.  

Jay Shah Triple Jump – says he needs to polish his technique, sets national record anyway….

Jay Shah Triple Jump. Jay Shah Triple Jump. Additionally, he sets national record in India. High Jump Life.

Armand Duplantis Pole Vault Sensation – wants “to be super fast….

ARMAND DUPLANTIS – Pole Vault ARMAND DUPLANTIS – Pole Vault. Born into a sporting family, Armand showed promise from an early age and set numerous age-group records from the age of seven. He scaled four meters for the first time at age 13 and had progressed to five meters just two…

Jeremiah Ganaway – basketball star and high jump phenom….

Jeremiah Ganaway Some things just come naturally to folks. Just ask Weatherford College freshman guard Jeremiah Ganaway. While Ganaway chose to play basketball in college, he is a North Carolina high school state champion in track – high jump, to be exact. And Ganaway had never participated in the sport…

Charles Austin – high school coach wouldn’t let him on the team….

Charles Austin So I’m sure you’ve asked yourself… how can I high jump higher? Well, I’ve got something special that will help you do just that. An interview with Charles Austin. If you don’t know, Charles is the U.S. And Olympic record holder in the high jump. He set the Olympic…

Kajsa Bergqvist World Record – the one nobody talks about….

Kajsa Bergqvist World Record Sweden’s Kajsa Bergqvist world record happened in Arnstadt, Germany. She leaped 2.08m, breaking a previous mark that had stood for 14 years.   The previous record was held by Germany’s Heike Henkel from 1992. Bergqvist’s new mark has only ever been beaten once before, outdoors, by Bulgaria’s Stefka…

High Jump Penultimate Step – misunderstood and argued about….

What is controversial and misunderstood by high jumpers and coaches?  The high jump penultimate step of course! Coaches see the second-to-last step differently and have different opinions about its purpose.

Arizona’s KARLA TERAN high jumping from Mexico to Arizona….

Arizona’s KARLA TERAN Arizona’s KARLA TERAN is a sophomore high jumper from Nogales, Sonora. She emerged as one of the Wildcats’ most talented performers as a true freshman. Before she came to Arizona, Teran graduated from Colegio de Bachilleres del Estado de Sonora and competed for Team Mexico’s Track and…

Myles Pringle can jump, and run…..

Myles Pringle There’s no telling where Myles Pringle’s feet will take him. They’ve already taken him to some remarkable places. Places like the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, where Pringle placed eighth in the 400 meters. As a matter of fact, Pringle wasn’t sure if he would even continue…