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Cornelius Warmerdam Sets Pole Vault Record
Cornelius Warmerdam Sets Pole Vault Record
Published: 2010/07/31
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CORNELIUS WARMERDAM USA POLE VAULT 4.67m
CORNELIUS WARMERDAM USA POLE VAULT 4.67m
Published: 2013/05/08
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Cornelius Warmerdam
Cornelius Warmerdam
Published: 2014/03/16
Channel: polebender
Cornelius Warmerdam Pole Vault
Cornelius Warmerdam Pole Vault
Published: 2013/09/17
Channel: Art of the Vault
Stock Footage Newsreel - Sports Fans Hail Big Athletic Meet 1942
Stock Footage Newsreel - Sports Fans Hail Big Athletic Meet 1942
Published: 2012/04/29
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BOB RICHARDS USA POLE VAULT 4.60m
BOB RICHARDS USA POLE VAULT 4.60m
Published: 2013/05/08
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Cornelius, una leyenda de la pértiga
Cornelius, una leyenda de la pértiga
Published: 2007/06/14
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Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam)
Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam)
Published: 2013/08/04
Channel: De Nachtvlinders
Dodelijke Affaires
Dodelijke Affaires
Published: 2010/08/13
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Scott Huffman vaulting in the 1996 Olympics
Scott Huffman vaulting in the 1996 Olympics
Published: 2007/11/20
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NEW YORK ALL SPORTS CARNIVAL - NO SOUND
NEW YORK ALL SPORTS CARNIVAL - NO SOUND
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: British Movietone
Early fibre glass pole vault Maurice Houvion
Early fibre glass pole vault Maurice Houvion
Published: 2013/07/06
Channel: John Gormley
The Fall (HQ pole vault)
The Fall (HQ pole vault)
Published: 2012/02/09
Channel: themotivationishere
Don Laz Pole Vault
Don Laz Pole Vault
Published: 2013/09/17
Channel: Art of the Vault
Pole Vault: Easy Ways to Learn How to Pole Vault
Pole Vault: Easy Ways to Learn How to Pole Vault
Published: 2014/09/12
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Bob Gutowsky Pole Vault
Bob Gutowsky Pole Vault
Published: 2013/09/17
Channel: Art of the Vault
Historic Vaults -  Bamboo and Steel
Historic Vaults - Bamboo and Steel
Published: 2013/10/20
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Bubka vs Warmerdam
Bubka vs Warmerdam
Published: 2007/03/13
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Blossom McBrier (2016) on 1932 Olymoics
Blossom McBrier (2016) on 1932 Olymoics
Published: 2016/08/03
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Bob Seagren Pole Vault in Slow Motion
Bob Seagren Pole Vault in Slow Motion
Published: 2013/08/23
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Bubka vs Warmerdam
Bubka vs Warmerdam
Published: 2012/06/03
Channel: Nate Fox
HD Historic Archival Stock Footage WWII - Champions Race In Athletic Match 1943
HD Historic Archival Stock Footage WWII - Champions Race In Athletic Match 1943
Published: 2014/03/03
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Newsreel 'Sport fans hail big athletic meet' HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/05/02
Channel: CriticalPast
Abel. music by Vincent van Warmerdam
Abel. music by Vincent van Warmerdam
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: die Kundschaft
FHOF Fresno Hall of Fame Clip 3
FHOF Fresno Hall of Fame Clip 3
Published: 2011/08/18
Channel: Echo Light Productions
Mondo straight pole
Mondo straight pole
Published: 2010/04/05
Channel: Andreas Duplantis
Bamboo pole vaulting with friends.
Bamboo pole vaulting with friends.
Published: 2011/11/08
Channel: Chaspicker
Technique
Technique's revolution in Pole Vault
Published: 2008/10/06
Channel: PVjules
Pole Vault
Pole Vault's Deadliest "Traditional" Teachings: How Not to Pole Vault
Published: 2016/06/30
Channel: How To Pole Vault | Videos How to Pole Vault
Marijke van Warmerdam - Dichtbij in  de verte
Marijke van Warmerdam - Dichtbij in de verte
Published: 2012/01/04
Channel: Peter van der Palm
Dutch Pole Vaulting
Dutch Pole Vaulting
Published: 2013/03/07
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Bamboo Pole-Vaulting
Bamboo Pole-Vaulting
Published: 2008/05/22
Channel: bethon23
Pedro speaks to owners of Warmerdam Farms.
Pedro speaks to owners of Warmerdam Farms.
Published: 2012/08/31
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Fat man pole vault with slow motion recap.
Fat man pole vault with slow motion recap.
Published: 2008/04/10
Channel: willpolevault77
Abel by Vincent van Warmerdam
Abel by Vincent van Warmerdam
Published: 2015/05/16
Channel: die Kundschaft
Jennifer Van Warmerdam - Orthopedic Surgeon
Jennifer Van Warmerdam - Orthopedic Surgeon
Published: 2010/08/21
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High School Junior, Colton Crum, Pole Vaults 17
High School Junior, Colton Crum, Pole Vaults 17'1"
Published: 2017/06/17
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Tate Curran is surfer and 17-foot pole vaulter
Tate Curran is surfer and 17-foot pole vaulter
Published: 2017/04/06
Channel: Los Angeles Times
Olympic Games In London (1908)
Olympic Games In London (1908)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
Bob Richards 1952 Olympics
Bob Richards 1952 Olympics
Published: 2008/07/04
Channel: urheilupress
Old School Pole Vault Instruction
Old School Pole Vault Instruction
Published: 2013/10/20
Channel: Art of the Vault
HANSEN RECORD - NO SOUND
HANSEN RECORD - NO SOUND
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: British Movietone
Demi Payne of Stephen F. Austin Improves Her Collegiate Pole Vault Record
Demi Payne of Stephen F. Austin Improves Her Collegiate Pole Vault Record
Published: 2015/05/09
Channel: USTFCCCA
Childrens with bamboo stick for Paul vault | Manorama News
Childrens with bamboo stick for Paul vault | Manorama News
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: Manorama News
Getting the feet to the top of the pole.
Getting the feet to the top of the pole.
Published: 2014/12/14
Channel: George Sipes
Extreme water vaulting 2!
Extreme water vaulting 2!
Published: 2009/06/25
Channel: jason roberts
Beth
Beth's toddler pole vault academy
Published: 2015/02/28
Channel: Gary Brown
Dumbass tries to pole vault fence with bamboo
Dumbass tries to pole vault fence with bamboo
Published: 2007/02/19
Channel: stripedpimp
Ryland Pole Vault
Ryland Pole Vault
Published: 2016/03/26
Channel: Shawn Francis
Pole vaulting under multiple angles
Pole vaulting under multiple angles
Published: 2007/04/16
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Cornelius Warmerdam
Cornelius Warmerdam 1942.jpg
Warmerdam in 1942
Personal information
Nickname(s) Dutch
Born June 22, 1915[1]
Long Beach, California[2]
Died November 13, 2001(2001-11-13) (aged 86)[2]
Fresno, California[2]
Height 6 ft (183 cm)[3]
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)[3]
Sport
Country United States
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 4.79 m (1943)[1][4]
Updated on June 1, 2015.

Cornelius "Dutch" Warmerdam (June 22, 1915 – November 13, 2001) was an American pole vaulter who held the world record between 1940 and 1957. He missed the Olympics due to World War II, and retired from senior competitions in 1944, though he continued to vault into his sixties.[2] In 1974 he inducted into the International Association of Athletics Federations Hall of Fame.[5]

Warmerdam was born in Long Beach, California, the son of Dutch emigrants Adrianus and Gertrude Warmerdam. He grew up in Hanford, California. Because of his ancestry he was more commonly known to both friends and, later, to the media as "Dutch".

Warmerdam got his start in pole vaulting in his backyard using the limb of a peach tree and landing in a pit of piled up dirt. He was discovered by the local track coach and vaulted for Hanford High School until his graduation in 1932, after which he attended and vaulted for Fresno State University.

Vaulting throughout his career with a bamboo pole, Warmerdam was the first vaulter to clear 15 feet (4.57 m), accomplishing that feat at UC Berkeley on April 13, 1940. However, that achievement was not ratified for a world record, and his later vault of 4.60 m on June 29, 1940 was the first ratified jump over 15 feet. During his career, Warmerdam vaulted 15 feet 43 times in competition, while no other vaulter cleared the mark a single time. Warmerdam surpassed the pole vault record seven times in a four-year span, and three of those marks were ratified as world records. His highest outdoor vault was 15' 7-3/4" (4.77 m), achieved at the Modesto Relays in 1942,[6] a record which stood until 1957 when Bob Gutowski broke the mark using a metal pole. Warmerdam won the James E. Sullivan Award in 1942, but was never able to compete in the Olympics because the 1940 and 1944 games were cancelled due to World War II, and by 1948 he was coaching professionally and therefore ineligible. However, he continued competing as an early practitioner of Masters athletics. He still is ranked in the world all-time top ten list in the M60 Decathlon.[7]

Warmerdam went on to coach track and field at Fresno State University until his retirement in 1980. His team won the second NCAA Men's Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships, essentially at home at Ratcliffe Stadium.[8] Fresno State named its track stadium Warmerdam Field in his honor. Dutch is a member of several halls of fame, including the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and the Millrose Games Hall of Fame.

Warmerdam married Juanita Anderson on August 29, 1940, and they were married for 61 years until Dutch's death in Fresno, California, from Alzheimer's in 2001.[3] Juanita continued to live in Fresno until her death on Valentine's Day in 2006. They left behind five children (Mark, Greg, Gloria, David, and Barry) and twenty grandchildren.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cornelius Warmerdam". iaaf.org. International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Cornelius Warmerdam". britannica.com. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Ortega, John (November 15, 2001). "Cornelius Warmerdam, 86; Set Records in Pole-Vaulting". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  4. ^ Cornelius Warmerdam. trackfield.brinkster.net
  5. ^ Cornelius (Dutch) Warmerdam. USATF Hall of Fame
  6. ^ Ron Agostini (May 8, 2008) "Bar set high, but 'Dutch' shattered it". modbee.
  7. ^ "Results Model 2010". www.results-model2010.de.
  8. ^ Championship History. ncaa.com

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Records
Preceded by
United States Earle Meadows
Men's Pole Vault World Record Holder
June 29, 1940 – April 27, 1957
Succeeded by
United States Bob Gutowski

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