ESP Biography

CONNOR HALL, MIT Pole Vault Coach

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I pole vaulted at Duke University. After graduation I went into the peace corps and worked as a youth development volunteer. I worked in the schools in my community, tutoring and running after school clubs. I now work as the Pole Vault coach here at MIT.

Past Classes

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X12872: Pole Vaulting 101 in Spark 2019 (Mar. 16 - 17, 2019)
How does pole vaulting work? The pole vault can be compared to climbing a ladder and then jumping off of a trampoline at the top. I will discuss the most common questions asked to pole vaulters, such as how do you start learning it? Why don't you just use a longer pole if you want to jump higher?