Jonesboro man, 95, sets world record in pole vault
JONESBORO, Ark. (KATV) —
"Grandpa Bell" did it again.
On Saturday, the 95-year-old Jonesboro, Arkansas man jumped 4'5" (1.35 meters) to set a new pole vault record for his age group (95-99 year old men).
Watch the Instagram video below to see it.
Dr. William Bell, the father of former Olympic pole vaulter Earl Bell, previously held world records for the age groups of 75-79, 80-84. 85-89 and 90-94.