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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Ride High in Reno! Learn to Soar at Raise the Bar Summer Camp!

Raise the Bar’s Makayla Linebarger is the defending national Junior Olympic Champ and Record holder. (Vaulter Magazine).

RAISE THE BAR POLE VAULT CLUB has pledged a 3-Day Summer Camp, valued at $275, for a vault fan who contributes $250 to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign!

The camp will be held June 24-26 at the club’s facility in Reno, Nevada.

This offer will go quick. Click here now!

Raise the Bar 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.

In addition, the Summer Camp reward winner will be named as a co-producer in the introduction of the audiobook. The camper also will get a “Maggie Awards” party in their honor and appear on Maggie’s popular blog and Facebook sites. Continue reading


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Grand Prize from Gill Athletics! Maggie’s Skypole and More!

Proud Sponsor of Maggie's Audiobook Campaign.

Proud Sponsor of Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign.

GILL ATHLETICS, the world’s largest track and field equipment manufacturer, is proud to be the Grand Prize Sponsor of Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign.

The package, valued up to $650, includes a Mean Green Skypole just like Maggie used to vault over the moon!

SponsorGroupIn addition to a new pole, you’ll get an awesome Skypole Pole Bag. And you’ll get a roll of the awesome new Ninja Elite Vaulting Grip Tape! The Grand Prize contributor also will receive an audiobook, and a Maggie banner!

The GRAND PRIZE can be yours for a $400 pledge to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign.

Here’s the link to the campaign site!

Gill Athletics has stepped up with this great package to help narrator Tavia Gilbert perform and produce Maggie Vaults Over the Moon on audiobook. Tavia’s list of accolades includes six Audie Award nominations (the audiobook equivalent of the Academy Award). The campaign will cover Tavia’s expenses, and lift the sport of pole-vaulting to a new audience.

Additional sponsors for the 30-day event include: Artist Phillip Carrero, Dial Athletics, Fuzion Athletics, Raise the Bar Pole Vault Club, Rusty Shealy Pole Vault Club, Texas Pole Vault Club at Elitz Sports, Tailwind Pole Vault Club, and Vaulter Magazine!

ABOUT GILL ATHLETICS

For more than 90 years, Gill Athletics has been a leading manufacturer of quality athletic equipment—from major facility installations for track and field, football and soccer…to personal performance products—like our celebrated CarbonFX Vaulting Poles—for athletes.

GillLogoSmallThe largest producer of track and field equipment in the world, Gill holds the distinction of being the Official Equipment Supplier of USA Track and Field. We go to painstaking lengths to build products to the most exacting standards, and that meet the precise specifications of the IAAF, NCAA and NFSHSA. In fact Gill currently produces more IAAF-certified products than anyone in the industry. We invite you to explore the wide range of Gill products displayed on this website and in our product catalogs. Contact us if you need further information or assistance in ordering.

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[CLAIMED!] Audiobook Campaign Perk: A Private Pole-Vault Session With Coach Joe Dial!

Coach Joe Dial

Coach Joe Dial

Note: Thanks to Eddie Seese for his awesome contribution to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign! Because of Eddie’s generosity, some deserving vaulter will be selected by Coach Joe Dial to receive two hours of private instruction at the Dial Athletics facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma. What a great blessing! Thanks, Eddie! You rock! Learn more: http://tinyurl.com/lxtyqjc

TULSA, Oklahoma — Pole-vaulting icon and coach of champions, JOE DIAL is offering an inspiring two-hour coaching session for a $150 pledge to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign! Great gift idea! Learn more: http://tinyurl.com/lxtyqjc

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Campaign Contributors Receive New Cover Art by Phillip Carrero!

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Artist Phillip Carrero painted Maggie’s new cover.

MASTER ARTIST PHILLIP CARRERO was so taken by the novel Maggie Vaults Over the Moon, he was inspired to paint his own version of the book’s cover. Posters of his signed artwork are being awarded to supporters who contribute $50 to Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign. Donors at this level also will receive a download of the audio performed by Tavia Gilbert. Learn more: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/643182/fblk

Maggie's new cover by Phillip Carrero will adorn future issues of Maggie in print and audiobook.

Carrero’s cover will adorn ‘Maggie’ in print and audiobook.


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Women’s Day Celebration Rewards Maggie’s Campaign with Bonus Funds, March 3-8!

Despite the fact that women were physically able to pole-vault, gender bias kept them grounded from athletic competitions. Shown: Pole vaulters  at University of Nebraska Lincoln 100 years ago during women's PE class.

Women have always been able to pole-vault, but gender bias kept them grounded from athletic competitions. Maggie Steele faces gender bias in her quest to vault over the moon.To honor her quest, Indigogo’s Women’s Day Celebration will honor Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign with bonus funds, March 3-8. (University of Nebraska PE class, 1914).

Storybook heroine Maggie Steele’s Audiobook Campaign has been selected to receive bonus funds during the International Women’s Day Celebration, March 3-8, to honor her inspiring message for young women and girls.

On Monday March 3rd, Maggie’s campaign will receive an extra dollar for every $25 raised on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. Indiegogo will also match $1 for every $25 raised on Saturday, March 8th.womensdayheaderInternational Women’s Day on Indiegogo celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action.

Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme for the celebration, which encourages advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women’s equality and vigilance inspiring positive change.

Sponsors who believe in Maggie's story have stepped up to reward contributors to the campaign.

Sponsors who believe in Maggie’s story have stepped up to reward contributors to the campaign.

“I’m honored that Maggie’s campaign has been selected for the International Women’s Day Celebration,” said Grant Overstake, author of Maggie Vaults Over the Moon. “It’s a tribute to Maggie’s heroic character as a young woman and to female pole-vaulters everywhere. Challenging the status quo is one of Maggie’s strongest character traits.

“I want to encourage contributors to be sure to give on those dates so that we can maximize the total amount raised for the campaign and Maggie’s voice can be heard,” he added.

Narrator Tavia Gilbert will tell the story of Maggie Steele in the audiobook version of Maggie Vaults Over the Moon.

Funds raised through the International Women’s Day Celebration will help narrator Tavia Gilbert perform and produce ‘Maggie Vaults Over the Moon’.

Maggie, a gusty farm girl from tiny Grain Valley, Kansas, is an inspiring new heroine in young adult fiction. Narrator Tavia Gilbert is eager to perform and produce the novel on audiobook. Her list of accolades includes six Audie Award nominations (the audiobook equivalent of the Academy Award). The campaign will cover Tavia’s expenses, and lift the sport of pole-vaulting to a new audience.

Gill Athletics, the world’s largest track and field equipment manufacturer, is proud to be the Grand Prize Sponsor of Maggie’s Audiobook Campaign. Additional sponsors for the 30-day event include: Artist Phillip Carrero, Dial Athletics, Fuzion Athletics, Raise the Bar Pole Vault Club, Rusty Shealy Pole Vault Club, Texas Pole Vault Club at Elitz Sports, Tailwind Pole Vault Club, and Vaulter Magazine. Continue reading