With its incredible jump last Saturday in Ukraine, Renaud Lavillenie has brought up the French Pole Vault in the pantheon of the discipline. With these 6.16 meters, he is now the man who jumps the highest in the world.
As you will see below, this magnificent athlete know also to jump naked, as seen in this ad for a French underwear brand in 2011:
He is not the first French pole vaulter to appear naked. Let’s remember Romain Mesnil running naked through the streets of Paris in search of sponsors :
We should also pay tribute to Jean Galfione. Back in the 90s, this French pole vaulter was the reason for hundreds and thousands of gays to watch athletics on TV
But this discipline has other sexy representatives, like Finnish Eemeli Salomaki or Belgian Denis Goossens:
Last but not least, there’s the case of American Andrew Zollner and his own embarassing pole…
Do you like pole vaulters?