The let down after setting a 10cm PR, smashing the OR and winning Gold is probably pretty big. probably a good time to call it a day.
Pardon my ignorance, but why is it so dangerous? Because the vaulter has less control and might fall backwards?Unbendable poles wrote:
He basically used a pole that is so firm they don't practice with it because it's too dangerous. No idea why he'd risk anything after getting gold.
in '14, after setting he world record, Lavillenie decided to try 621 and got injured.