About the Author

Joshua Shapiro

Joshua Shapiro is currently a student at Aish Hatorah Jerusalem. He received his B.A. in History from UCLA, and is working on his Masters in History from California State University: Northridge. Before coming to Jerusalem he had worked as a Track and Field coach for six years in Southern California. He also competed for five years in high school and college Track and Field as a Pole Vaulter. When he isn't studying Judaism in Jerusalem or History in California he enjoys rock climbing and writing.

Runner's Kick

Ever feel like you just can't reach the finish line?

Adventures in Pole Vaulting

The winning mindset for athletes – and for life.

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