Fly again

Fly again

Hi. I am Ernest John Obiena, 21 years old and I do pole vaulting. I am not the best in the world of pole vaulting but I can proudly say that I hold the highest jump of any Filipino for the under-20 and the senior division. I have improved the under-20 record for almost a meter and have broken the

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Ernest Obiena withdraw from SEA Games

Ernest Obiena withdraw from SEA Games

I am very sorry to everybody. I had an injury yesterday while doing my final preparations for SEA Games. I am supposed to be flying today going to Malaysia. I went to the doctors to see the the injury and the initial findings are a torn ACL. I am really upset of what have happened and I don’t know how

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Bronze medal at Asian Athletics Championships

The journey was not easy but doable. I started really rough this season going to the Asian Athletics Championship. My first competition I got no mark and this sent me to panic mode. I started this year’s season the worst way possible. I am still trying to bounce back and seeing what I could do. The goal going to India

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After winning Bronze a big drama!

After winning Bronze a big drama!

Around 9pm (India time) I was able to win a medal for the country at the Asian Athletics Championship and at July 7, 2017 around 8pm (Italy time) my emotions turn upside down with my world started rolling down. I am a Pole Vaulter from The Philippines, I use a fiberglass pole to jump over a bar. I depend on

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The Europe circuit 2016

The Europe circuit 2016

On my bumpy quest to qualify for Rio Olympic games. I took part in some meetings in Europe which I hope to jump the qualifying standard. I can’t say that it went as planned. The first competition was in Lisbon, Portugal. I went out there to go and get the mark that has eluded me for months. I only managed

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