Edward Cook (1979)

About Edward Cook

Ran, jumped and vaulted for Chillicothe High School and Cornell University. Tied for first in the 1908 Olympic pole vault. Set two national high school long jump records, and tied the the 100 yard dash national record four times. Finished 4th in the 1908 Olympic long jump. Won two IC4A and two national AAU outdoor pole vault titles. He graduated from high school before the first state high school track meet was held. Coached track at Oakwood High School from 1926 through 1942. Won three state high school track meets and five district track meets. Coached eight individual state track meet winners. Set 18 state high school records. Official.

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