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Jessica Swannack

Pole Vault


Welcome by Jessica Swannack Pole vaulting has become a very important part of my life over the last 3 years, and I feel I have come a long way in such a short space of time. Before I took up pole vaulting I was originally a gymnast for 6 years, training 6 days a week (24 hours in total), which enabled me to build up my core strength. I made the switch over to athletics in 2013 when I initially trained for sprinting & heptathlon, whilst being introduced to pole vaulting for the first time. This year my focus has been pole vault, however, I still compete for my club in other events when asked, mainly 100m, 110m hurdles and long jump. I always want to improve and be the best that I can be. In my opinion, the US has the best University set up to combine sports at the highest level, along with a good education. To reach my objectives and improve my performances, I'm looking to train with a great coach where facilities are excellent and I also get the chance to compete against high quality athletes. The idea of being part of the US set-up really excites me. I aim to be achieving over 4 metres this summer (on 13’ 7� pole), I'm confident that as my techniques is perfected, so will my PB’s. I have been selected to take part in the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme, which is aimed at developing potential elite athletes whilst also gaining an extra qualification. Workshops which are held at weekends cover topics such as, nutrition linked to performance, sports psychology, lifestyle, 100% me (drugs awareness in sports), social media and career planning. I'm highly motivated an enthusiastic about my sport as I enjoy what I do. I believe I work well under pressure and I thrive off adrenaline, which allows me to perform at big competitions.


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JESSICA SWANNACK

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High School: Cardinal Newman Location: Preston US College Start: Fall 2017

GCSES Maths - B English Lan - C History - C Science - B,B

PE - A Spanish - B English Lit - C RE - D


Current Club: Preston Harriers Event: Pole Vault PB: 3.90M Coach: Matt Cullen

2016 Outdoor British Championships ( Rio Olympic trials) senior - 9th 2016 Indoor North of England Championships U20 - 1st 2016 Indoor British Championships Senior - 7th 2016 Indoor Vault Britain series U20 – 1st 2016 Outdoor North Of England Championships U20 - 1st 2016 Outdoor North Of England Championships Senior - 1st 2016 Outdoor England Championships U20 - 2nd 2016 Welsh International meeting U20 - 1st English Schools U17– 3rd 2015 Sainsbury’s school Games U17 – 2nd 2015 North of England Championships U17 – 1st 2015 North of England indoor Championships U20 – 1st 2016 British Senior Indoor Championships – 7th 2016

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Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFhV7ewAbKE&feature=youtu.be

3.90M Jump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh3PS8GweXM&feature=youtu.be Jessica Swannack : Sporting Elite - Track & Field, 7



Jessica Swannack Sporting CV