What is another word for vaulters?

Pronunciation: [vˈɒltəz] (IPA)

Vaulters are athletes who participate in the sport of pole vaulting. They often gather in teams, commonly known as "vaulting squads," to train and compete. However, there are several synonyms for the word "vaulters" that can be used interchangeably. These include "pole vaulters," "vaulting athletes," "pole jumpers," and "vaulting acrobats." Each term conveys the same meaning- a person who engages in the physical activity of pole vaulting. Whatever name they go by, vaulters are impressive and skilled athletes who require great physical strength, agility, and technique to excel in their sport.

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Usage examples for Vaulters

Nor were all the Numidians placed in the right wing, but such as taking two horses each into the field are accustomed frequently to leap full armed, when the battle is at the hottest, from a tired horse upon a fresh one, after the manner of vaulters: such was their own agility, and so docile their breed of horses.
"The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six"
Titus Livius
But not only were the men of all sorts and sizes, but the uniforms also, some of which were the most extraordinary I ever beheld, and not unlike the calico dresses worn by the tumblers and vaulters at an English fair.
"Diary in America, Series One"
Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
They are great vaulters and ankle-springers, and boys may frequently be seen to spring from the ground whirling twice-turning two summersets-before lighting on their feet.
"Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party"
Martin Robinson Delany

Famous quotes with Vaulters

  • The strategy of my coach and me was that we looked at pictures of all the best pole vaulters from around the world, and we took the best parts from them, and we created a person that had never existed. We then started to work toward being such a person.
    Sergei Bubka
  • "Why do they call them vaulters?" "vaulters?" ", Sharpe. French for vaulter." "God knows, sir." "Because the jump like fleas, sir, when you shoot at them. But don't worry yourself about that one, sir. He's a good , that one. He's dead."
    Bernard Cornwell

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