Pole Vaulting Tricks Add an Interesting Twist to the Sport

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMay 28, 2014

Luckily, pole vaulters have a mat on the ground for safety reasons.

The video above shows some pretty crazy stunts by pole vaulters. From jumping into water to adding other sports to the mix, this video shows just how thrilling pole vaulting can be.

Obviously you shouldn't try these tricks at home.

[YouTube, h/t Deadspin]