This is incredibly sad!
Last night, former President George H.W. Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.
According to spokesman Jim McGrath, George W. Bush's father:
[Image via WENN.]
This does not look pleasant AT ALL!
During the World Championships, a Russian athlete's pole snapped mid-pole vault!
He doesn't look too hurt, and the commentator is right that it's a good thing that his momentum carried him into the padding — but it still doesn't look fun.
This is the risk they run! Pole vaulting always looks dangerous to us!
Hope they let him try again!