Leaps and bounds: East Ridge pole vault camp gets visit from Olympic hopeful
Fourth grader Elena Dexheimer made a run up toward the pit, stuck her pole in the ground and came barreling into the padding.
Dexheimer took the news and raced back in line to take her next crack at a vault.
And when she went again she went just a few inches higher into the air before again tumbling into the padding.
“There you go,” Francis said. “Wasn’t that better?”