Up Close, Gravity-Defying, Terrifying: GoPro Takes Us Pole Vaulting with Pro Allison Stokke [VIDEO]

Pole vaulting is pretty demanding, requiring speed, perfect timing, body control and strength. It also poses a serious risk of injury, especially if you don’t possess the necessary skills.

To give us a glimpse into what it’s like, professional pole vaulter Allison Stokke attached a HERO4 GoPro camera to her head. Watch this video to get an up-close, gravity-defying (and rather terrifying) video of what it feels like to pole vault.

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