Vaulting pole, used by Ray Boyd c1980s

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Vaulting Pole
Date Used
Circa 1982
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A black vaulting pole with a white field towards the lower end, featuring the black text: 'DURA-FIBER/CATA-POLE/CARSON CITY, NEVADA MADE IN U.S.A./MODEL NO. 1665 FLEX NO. 8B-75'. Cloth tape grips for each hand feature at the upper end of pole. A smaller cloth grip features at the lower end, with the painted orange number '46' just above it. Vaulting pole used by the 1982 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, from Australia, Ray Boyd.
0 - Whole: H: 4880 W: 40mm (H: 192 1/8 W: 1 9/16")
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Date Used
Circa 1982
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Victorian Olympic Council.


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