Weston Twilight Invitational: Brendan Sullivan clears 16 feet!

The Weston meet yielded a lot of great photos but given the lighting conditions they are taking a bit of work to process, but figured this should get out first. A big highlight of the meet was Westford Academy’s Brendan Sullivan clearing a meet record and USA#26 16 feet in the pole vault in dark and chilly conditions.

By the time Brendan was done jumping, the pole vault box area was just a dark abyss. See below for a slide show of shots of girl’s winner Steph Brown from Newton North along with Brendan’s successful clearance of 16 feet and then attempts at 16’6″.

You can also see these photos in the Weston Invitational Pole Vault Gallery. A few blurry ones but difficult to focus camera in the dark!

Youtube video:

A few highlight photos:
This is twilight:

This is dark!

Jenn Suhr new American Vault Record

Jenn Suhr set a new American Indoor Pole Vault record of 16 feet at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on February 4th. The “made-for-TV” setup of the meet meant only one photographer was on the infield positioned to shoot her from the runway side of the pit, so our position in the bleachers turned out to be good to capture a special moment for the meet and for Jenn.
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