In JanuaryMondo Duplantis vaulted 10 feet in the backyard while launching himself from a hoverboard. Helena Duplantis, a personal trainer and dietitian, said her sons had spent their summers in Sweden and become comfortable with its youth sports development system, which is based in clubs instead of schools. The bar figures to keep getting higher and higher. His mother, Helena, a native of Sweden, was a heptathlete and volleyball player. Risk is inherent in his sport, so perhaps it is not surprising that he also hosts a weekly poker game with friends. Jin Min-sub KOR That mark was not ratified.
A month later he improved to 5.
At first glance, Duplantis, thin and rangy at 5 feet 10 inches and pounds, does not appear to be a world-class vaulter. Of course, there are any number of reasons high school stardom may not translate into Olympic prominence — injury, burnout, expanding interests, bad luck. Armand Duplantis SWE So Duplantis trains at his high school, and field mice have the run of the training space back home. Later, he skateboarded off the roof with his brothers. A vault of that height at the Rio Olympics last summer would have won a bronze medal. The point is to jump high and elevate the sport.