Maggie Vaults Over the Moon


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Saddleback Valley Pole Vaulting Club is Ready to Soar with Grand Prize Gear from Gill Athletics!

Saddleback Valley Pole Vaulting Club is rising to new heights thanks to Coach Dan Cassidy, who scored the Grand Prize Package from Gill Athletics for his contribution to Maggie's Crowdfunding Campaign.

Saddleback Valley Pole Vaulting Club is rising to new heights thanks to Coach Dan Cassidy, who scored the Grand Prize Package from Gill Athletics for his contribution to Maggie’s Crowdfunding Campaign.

Young vaulters are rising to new heights every day at Saddleback Pole Vaulting Club in Mission Viejo, California.

Proud Sponsor of Maggie's Audiobook Campaign.

The Grand Prize Package includes a Mean Green Skypole, Skypole Pole Bag, and a roll of Ninja Elite Vaulting Grip Tape.

They’ll get an added boost with a Mean Green Skypole like Maggie used to vault over the moon!

Saddleback Coach Dan Cassidy scored the Skypole as part of the Grand Prize Package from Gill Athletics for his generous contribution to Maggie’s Crowdfunding Campaign.

Gill Athletics provided the Grand Prize package to help narrator Tavia Gilbert perform and produce Maggie Vaults Over the Moon on audiobook. The campaign will cover Tavia’s expenses, and lift the sport of pole-vaulting to a new audience. Continue reading


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Get a Great Deal on a Skypole and More from Gill Athletics!

Gill Athletics is Grand Prize Sponsor of Maggie's Audiobook Campaign.

Gill Athletics is Grand Prize Sponsor of Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign.

POLE-VAULTERS AND COACHES!

GILL ATHLETICS is the Grand Prize Sponsor for the ongoing Maggie Vaults Over the Moon Audiobook Crowdfunding Campaign.

The Grand Prize includes a Mean Green Skypole, a 15-foot Skypole Pole Bag, and a roll of the new Ninja Grip Tape in exchange for a $400 campaign pledge.

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Everyone Jumps Higher at Tailwind Pole Vault Camps!

Everyone jumps higher at Tailwind Pole Vault Camps!

Even without their poles, everyone jumps higher at the always fun and inspiring Tailwind Pole Vault Camps.

Just as sure as temperatures will skyrocket on the Kansas prairie this summer, vaulters will leap to new heights at Tailwind Pole Vault Club Summer Camps.

Tailwind Pole Vault Club founder and coach Mark (Doc) Breault.

Tailwind Pole Vault Club Coach Mark (Doc) Breault.

In fact, tiny Jamestown, Kansas should change its name to PR City, because more than 90 percent of all vaulters soar to Personal Records in the cool, shady indoor facility at Tailwind Pole Vault Camps.

“There’s something magical about the atmosphere at Tailwind Pole Vault Club,” says author Grant Overstake. “The coaching is positive, the athletes are positive, and the results are amazing. It’s the kind of place that vaulters travel thousands of miles to come to and never want to leave.” Continue reading


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[CLAIMED!] Audiobook Campaign: Soar at Tailwind Summer Camp!

Congratulations to Tyler Cone for snagging the Tailwind Pole Vault Club Summer Camp slot! Highest and Best, Tyler and Ken! You Rock!

Congratulations to Tyler Cone for snagging the Tailwind Summer Camp slot! Highest and Best, Tyler and Ken! You Rock!

Congratulations to Tyler Cone for snagging the Tailwind Pole Vault Club Summer Camp slot! Highest and Best, Tyler! You Rock!

JAMESTOWN, Kansas — Tailwind Pole Vault Club pledged a 2-Day Summer Camp, valued at $250, for a vault fan who contributes $225 to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign!

Tailwind Camps (with meals and snacks) will be held on multiple dates from June through August. Follow-up sessions are free!

'Maggie Vaults Over the Moon' is dedicated to the boys and girls of the Tailwind Pole Vault Club.

‘Maggie’ is dedicated to the boys and girls at Tailwind.

Here is the link to the campaign site.

Tailwind Pole Vault Club is eager to help narrator Tavia Gilbert perform and produce Maggie Vaults Over the Moon on audiobook. The campaign will cover Tavia’s expenses, and lift the sport of pole-vaulting to a new audience. Continue reading


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Maggie Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Olympic Greats and Future Greats at Doctoberfest 2013!

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Bell Athletics’ Kayla Caldwell won the female division of Doctoberfest 2013.

JAMESTOWN, Kan. — Storybook pole-vaulter Maggie Steele celebrated her first anniversary in the company of a former world-record holder, Olympians, and Olympic hopefuls at Doctoberfest 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 5th.

The eighth annual event at the Tailwind Pole Vault Club featured many high-flying professional, collegiate, and high school athletes who rocketed toward the rafters in this converted basketball gym, which now is considered a kind of Field of Dreams for pole-vaulting here in the northernmost part of the central Kansas prairie.

(Click here to view all Doctoberfest 2013 photos).

Doctoberfest was an opportunity for Tailwind Pole Vault Club members to watch, dream, and soar.

Doctoberfest was an opportunity for Tailwind members to watch, dream, and soar.

Among nearly 60 athletes who charged down the rubberized runway Saturday, the biggest thrills were provided by the youngest vaulters, future greats such as Kendall Reynolds and Zoe Bechard, a pair of 10-year-olds from nearby Concordia, Kan., who reminded everyone in attendance that having lots of fun is what vaulting at Tailwind is all about. Continue reading