T&FN Interview: Sam Kendricks (October 2017)


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From the summit of the pole vault mountain in ’17, Sam Kendricks talks with respectful awe of greats from the past. He is the current world champion, but he often mentions two U.S. names from the long-ago pre-fiberglass era: Dutch Warmerdam, the World Record holder for 17 years (1940–57), and Bob Richards, the No. 1 World Ranker for 8 straight years (1949–56).

“What’s the commonality?” Kendricks asks.… Find out in the Q&A from our October 2017 edition below.

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