For Immediate Release
Date: February 16, 2019
Contact: Taylor Meeks (208) 840-1426
Max Manson of Superior, Colo., Wins the Boys’ Pole Vault at the 2019 Simplot Games
Pocatello, Idaho– Max Manson, a senior from Superior, Colo., won the boys’ pole vault at the 2019 Simplot Games with the height of 16’2.5”.
“It feels amazing to take first at such a cool, big, fun meet like Simplot Games,” Manson said. “I was hoping to get the meet record, but I am happy with my performance.”
Manson’s father, Pat Manson, held the Simplot Games pole vault record of 17’6.25” from 1986 to 2018. Manson has signed to pole vault at the collegiate level with Stanford University.
More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 41stannual Simplot Games. Simplot Games remains the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field event. Sponsored by the J.R. Simplot Company since 1979, the Simplot Games are held at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.
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