Nick Southgate

Nick has won the national Men's Pole Vault title four times. He qualified for the final of the Men's Pole Vault at the 2015 World University Games in Gwanju, however could not compete in the final due to a calf strain

Throughout 2016 Nick has progressively raised the bar and today his PB of 5.47 sits just 4cm shy of the New Zealand record set by Olympian Paul Gibbons in the 1990s. This impressive result was set in early 2016 at the Australian Championships and was good enough to place him second behind Australian Kurtis Marschall who placed 10th at the Rio Olympic Games. Nick is trained by coach Jeremy McColl.

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