Sport: Highest Yet

Almost every time he tries, Pole Vaulter Cornelius ("Dutch") Warmerdam of San Francisco, Calif, vaults a little higher. Two years ago he was the first man to top 15 feet, once considered physically impossible. Last year he set a new outdoor mark of 15 ft. 5¾ in. (TIME, June 16). Fortnight ago, at the Millrose Games in Madison Square Garden, he set a new indoor mark of 15 ft. ⅜ in. But pole vaulting indoors bothers Dutch. "Here in the Garden," he said, "the ceiling seemed to press down on me." But last week in Boston's Garden, long-armed Dutch left every...

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