Pole vaulting is an inherently dangerous activity. Although Skyjumpers Connecticut does everything possible to minimize risk, there is no way to guarantee safety for vaulters. Pole vaulters assume the risks that are ordinarily associated with the sport. This website makes no guarantees or warrantees relating to safety, and takes the position that each individual vaulter, parent, and coach is responsible for evaluating their own risks and may not rely on statements made on this website to ensure safety. For more information relating to pole vault safety please refer to websites that are devoted more specifically to safety issues such as,, and the appropriate form on