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- n. a person who vaults or leaps
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which vaults; a leaper; a tumbler; a dancer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
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Standing at the end of the runway, the vaulter is ready with chemical potential energy in his muscles.
"I guess I'll always be known as the vaulter in the helmet, but hopefully now I'll be known primarily as just a good vaulter," Stevenson said Saturday at the Modesto (Calif.)
Even after he dispatched Andreas Haider-Maurer Tuesday in the first round of the U.S. Open, Bubka faced a round of questions about his father, the legendary pole vaulter who has the same name.
At the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Russian pole vaulter Dmitry Starodubtsev was attempting a vault 18.9 feet high when things went a little bit awry.
Minutes later the pole vaulter Steve Lewis was taken to hospital for x-rays on a suspected fractured left thumb after his pole broke early on in the competition.
Olympic pole vaulter Bob Seagren won the first Superstars, a show created by TV executive Barry Frank and figure skating's Dick Button after they had debated which sports had the best athletes.
At 20, Gaede married Kris Lingelser, whom she described as a pot-smoking Icelandic pole vaulter.
The couple also met with some Olympic hopefuls who had been invited, including pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale.
In today's photos, families gather outside of a children's hospital in China, paragliders sail through the sky in California, a pole vaulter takes a leap in Germany, and more.
He had been a champion pole vaulter for Lebanon, but was captivated by the athleticism and skill he saw in dance.