1. Pole Vault Mania- The Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nevada was the best event of the weekend. There was talent from all over the world at the event to give fans great entertainment. 15 Pits of great event action, along with lots of personal bests. Top names like Sandi Morris, Mondo Duplantis, Sondre Guttormsen , and more gave great performances to open the season and give Pole Vault fans a lot to look forward to in 2018. We look for to #PVS2019
2. Hurdling Factory in Kentucky- Olympic Champion Omar McLeod & World Record Holder Kendra Harrison are the top names in men’s & women’s hurdling, and they continued their success this past weekend with great season opening performances. Omar McLeod ran a World leading time of 7.53 in the men’s 60 meter hurdles against good competition. Kendra Harrison also ran a World leading time, her 7.82 jump starts her to claim the World Indoor Title.
3. Fred Kerley is right on track- He opened the season running the 2nd fastest time in the world for the 200 meter dash 20.68, and looked impressive doing so. The star has a long season ahead of him ,and this was a great start.
4. Houston University is loaded- They may have the deepest sprint roster in the nation this season. Elijah Hall, Mario Burke, Joe Williams, and not to mention Cameron Burrell will be running Outdoors. Elijah Hall has the #1 time in the 60 Meter dash in the NCAA this season & #2 time in the World.
5. Bralon Taplin next in line- Last Indoor season he ran the 4th & 6th fastest times for the 2017 Indoor season, his fastest was 45.19 in Madrid. This past weekend he opened the season with a World leading 45.48. A sub 45 could be on the horizon.
6. Razorback Ascending- Obi Igbokwe opened the season with a NCAA leading 20.78 in the men’s 200 meter dash, also setting a Indoor Personal record for himself as well. With this start he has began his quest to championships this season. His 400 meter dash will be a sight to see this season with his speed being better in the 200 meter dash.