Park Hill senior Christopher Nilsen cleared the bar at 17 feet, 6 1/2 inches Saturday to set a new Kansas Relays record that had stood since 1980. He nearly did one better, too. Nilsen, who set the Missouri state-meet record last spring, only slightly clipped the bar in an attempt to clear 18 feet.
Park Hill senior Christopher Nilsen cleared the bar at 17 feet, 6 1/2 inches Saturday to set a new Kansas Relays record that had stood since 1980. He nearly did one better, too. Nilsen, who set the Missouri state-meet record last spring, only slightly clipped the bar in an attempt to clear 18 feet. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
Park Hill senior Christopher Nilsen cleared the bar at 17 feet, 6 1/2 inches Saturday to set a new Kansas Relays record that had stood since 1980. He nearly did one better, too. Nilsen, who set the Missouri state-meet record last spring, only slightly clipped the bar in an attempt to clear 18 feet. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

Park Hill’s Christopher Nilsen breaks pole vault record at Kansas Relays

April 23, 2016 04:20 PM