GRAIN VALLEY, Kan. — Storybook heroine Maggie Steele is on her way to the Isle of Man to encourage and support the return of youth pole-vaulting there.
Copies of the inspirational novel, Maggie Vaults Over the Moon, are being sent to the intrepid youngsters on the beautiful British Isle, where despite frigid temperatures and inadequate equipment, they’re determined to follow their own dreams, over the moon.
“Seeing them bundled up in coats and scarves reminded me of Maggie and her passion for pole-vaulting,” Overstake said. “In my story, Maggie bundles up in multiple layers and vaults in freezing cold weather to achieve her goals. It’s obvious that they, too, have the tenacity and grit to become outstanding pole-vaulters.” Continue reading