GoPro teamed up with pole-vaulter and former Cal State track and field star Alison Stokke to give viewers a chance to see what it’s like to be a pole-vaulter.
In the spot, Stokke, who still competes as an amateur, explains her love for the sport. “Pole vaulting is a rush. It’s so frustrating but I think that’s what makes it so fun," she says. "Technically there’s no limit to how high the bar can go.”
The video, released Wednesday, has nearly half a million views already. It’s easy to see why. GoPro attached cameras to Stokke’s head, the pole vaulting pit, and the end of the pole. The result is a chance to see the track star clear impressive heights from up close and through her point of view.
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