Sports the Olympics Forgot – Pole-Vaulting over Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall stretches for 74 miles and separated Scotland from the rest of the Roman Empire. The Wall has always been a symbol of the differences between England and Scotland and this fact lies at the basis of the Pole Vaulting event held near Chester’s Fort every January 27th since 1890. Although Hadrian’s Wall is totally in EnglandContinue reading “Sports the Olympics Forgot – Pole-Vaulting over Hadrian’s Wall”