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Review: Shawn Barber jumps 5.92 meters in pole vault at Texas Relays (Includes first-hand account)

Barber accomplished this pole vault clearance on his first attempt at 5.92 meters, and in the end, he was tied with Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie (and world record holder) for first place. As a result, Barber scored a major comeback from the 2018 Indoor World Championships that were held in Birmingham, England, and the Canadian pole vaulter proves that he is still at the top of his game.

As Digital Journal previously reported, teenage pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis also cleared 5.92 meters on his third and final attempt, which was a new world junior record.

To learn more about acclaimed pole vaulter Shawn Barber, follow him on Twitter.

Read More: Digital Journal had the privilege to chat with 2015 World Champion Shawn Barber last summer.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 21,000 original articles over the past 18 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a 16-time "Best of Long Island" winner, where for three consecutive years (2020, 2021, and 2022), he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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