FREDONIA - There is a new record for the highest jump in the world this year for pole vaulting and it was achieved in Fredonia.
Gold medalist and Fredonia native Jenn (Stuczynski) Suhr currently holds the world's lead for 2012 and gained that title Saturday.
Suhr jumped along Church Street in the village as part of her Gold Medal Tour. She cleared 4.83 meters, a little over 15 feet 10 inches, to have the world's highest jump for the year.
Photo by Matt Panebianco
Jenn Suhr jumped 4.83 meters, or about 15 feet, 10 inches, Saturday, Sept. 22 in downtown Fredonia. It was the highest official female pole vaulting jump in the world for 2012.
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