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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
Channel: ATHLETICJUMPS
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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Blossom McBrier (2016) on 1932 Olymoics
Blossom McBrier (2016) on 1932 Olymoics
Published: 2016/08/03
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Pedro speaks to owners of Warmerdam Farms.
Pedro speaks to owners of Warmerdam Farms.
Published: 2012/08/31
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Don Laz Pole Vault
Don Laz Pole Vault
Published: 2013/09/17
Channel: Art of the Vault
Bob Gutowsky Pole Vault
Bob Gutowsky Pole Vault
Published: 2013/09/17
Channel: Art of the Vault
Bubka vs Warmerdam
Bubka vs Warmerdam
Published: 2007/03/13
Channel: Nate Fox
NEW YORK ALL SPORTS CARNIVAL - NO SOUND
NEW YORK ALL SPORTS CARNIVAL - NO SOUND
Published: 2015/07/21
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Pole Vault: Easy Ways to Learn How to Pole Vault
Pole Vault: Easy Ways to Learn How to Pole Vault
Published: 2014/09/12
Channel: How To Pole Vault | Videos How to Pole Vault
FHOF Fresno Hall of Fame Clip 3
FHOF Fresno Hall of Fame Clip 3
Published: 2011/08/18
Channel: Echo Light Productions
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
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Pole Vault
Pole Vault's Deadliest "Traditional" Teachings: How Not to Pole Vault
Published: 2016/06/30
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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
The Fall (HQ pole vault)
The Fall (HQ pole vault)
Published: 2012/02/09
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Abel by Vincent van Warmerdam
Abel by Vincent van Warmerdam
Published: 2015/05/16
Channel: die Kundschaft
Americans Cornelius Johnson and Jesse Owens win golds in Athletic events during t...HD Stock Footage
Americans Cornelius Johnson and Jesse Owens win golds in Athletic events during t...HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/06/30
Channel: CriticalPast
Tokyo 1964 [Fred Hansen] Pole Vault  (Amateur Footage)
Tokyo 1964 [Fred Hansen] Pole Vault (Amateur Footage)
Published: 2017/06/02
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Coach Butler Explains Pole Carry and Pole Drop
Coach Butler Explains Pole Carry and Pole Drop
Published: 2013/04/02
Channel: Art of the Vault
Historic Vaults -  Bamboo and Steel
Historic Vaults - Bamboo and Steel
Published: 2013/10/20
Channel: Art of the Vault
Local Pole Vaulter Going for the Gold at Olympics
Local Pole Vaulter Going for the Gold at Olympics
Published: 2016/07/18
Channel: Scene On 7
Robert Richards uses a flexible pole, leaps over a bar to top the 15 ft pole vaul...HD Stock Footage
Robert Richards uses a flexible pole, leaps over a bar to top the 15 ft pole vaul...HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/06/14
Channel: CriticalPast
Bob Seagren Pole Vault in Slow Motion
Bob Seagren Pole Vault in Slow Motion
Published: 2013/08/23
Channel: Running Maniac
Record Pole Vault (1963)
Record Pole Vault (1963)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
John Ueslses sets a new pole vault record of 16 feet three fourth inches in Santa...HD Stock Footage
John Ueslses sets a new pole vault record of 16 feet three fourth inches in Santa...HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/07/05
Channel: CriticalPast
Marijke van Warmerdam - Dichtbij in  de verte
Marijke van Warmerdam - Dichtbij in de verte
Published: 2012/01/04
Channel: Peter van der Palm
UP THE POLE
UP THE POLE
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: British Movietone
Dodelijke Affaires
Dodelijke Affaires
Published: 2010/08/13
Channel: Ode2YouVideo
John Pennel former Pole Vault World Record - 17
John Pennel former Pole Vault World Record - 17' 6 1/4"
Published: 2013/08/23
Channel: Running Maniac
Top 10 best pole vaulters of all time (men)
Top 10 best pole vaulters of all time (men)
Published: 2013/11/30
Channel: Antonin Pauvarel
Carolina kinema dhe festivalin e filmit A Filmbay but deux filmbay video
Carolina kinema dhe festivalin e filmit A Filmbay but deux filmbay video
Published: 2010/10/08
Channel: sundancecinema
My first time pole vaulting
My first time pole vaulting
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: DaMarcus Cherry
John Pennel pole vaults for newsreel cameramen after setting a new world record o...HD Stock Footage
John Pennel pole vaults for newsreel cameramen after setting a new world record o...HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/06/09
Channel: CriticalPast
Jennifer Van Warmerdam - Orthopedic Surgeon
Jennifer Van Warmerdam - Orthopedic Surgeon
Published: 2010/08/21
Channel: stmarysmedicalcenter
Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam)
Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam)
Published: 2013/08/04
Channel: De Nachtvlinders
Abel. music by Vincent van Warmerdam
Abel. music by Vincent van Warmerdam
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: die Kundschaft
Russian Pole vault 1970
Russian Pole vault 1970's using flexible poles
Published: 2013/07/07
Channel: John Gormley
Red Pearl Sorters - Products - Flex Filler
Red Pearl Sorters - Products - Flex Filler
Published: 2009/06/17
Channel: Red Pearl Sorter
Snowball Going Downhill (CHPS)
Snowball Going Downhill (CHPS)
Published: 2008/02/23
Channel: DarkKnightFire
David Warmerdam - The Garden Of Love
David Warmerdam - The Garden Of Love
Published: 2008/09/11
Channel: David Warmerdam
World record pole vault at 85 Frank Dickey
World record pole vault at 85 Frank Dickey
Published: 2017/04/22
Channel: Jorge Contreras
Baldwin
Baldwin's Kainoa Tom sets pole vault record
Published: 2015/04/26
Channel: Star-Advertiser
Cocktail Art - Peet Warmerdam
Cocktail Art - Peet Warmerdam
Published: 2008/05/01
Channel: cocktailart
Business Records Personal Histories
Business Records Personal Histories
Published: 2008/04/17
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Cornelius Warmerdam
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 Track & Field
Event(s) Pole vault
Updated on 1 June 2015.

Cornelius ("Dutch") Warmerdam (June 22, 1915 – November 13, 2001) was an American track & field athlete and long-time pole vault world record holder who is considered to be among the all-time greatest vaulters. He is an inductee of the International Association of Athletics Federations' Hall of Fame.

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,[4] 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.[5]

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.[6] 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.

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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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