Legally blind vaulter competes
AUSTIN, Texas -- A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal.
Charlotte Brown of rural Emory Rains High School was one of the top qualifiers in girls' Class 3A with a height of 11 feet, 6 inches. Her best vault of Saturday's final was 10-6 and she missed on three chances at 11-0 before leaving the track to a standing ovation from several hundred people watching her event.
Brown was born with normal ...
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