How pole vaulter Allison Stokke’s career nearly ended because of one innocent picture

First record

Hard work. That’s all Stokke focussed on, hoping to make a name for herself for her amazing athletic feats. When she’d only just started earning her marks in pole vaulting in 2004, she immediately reached huge succes, as she broke a record with a jump measuring 3,86 metres. This achievement was the single highest jump ever by a fifteen year old American.

Find out on the next page how Stokke continued her career.