Vermont woman, 84, heading to Poland to compete in pole-vaulting championship

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2019 FOX News Network, LLC. All market data delayed 20 minutes. In this Thursday, March 13, 2019 photo, Florence “Flo” Filion Meiler, an 84-year-old record-setting pole vaulter, poses while training at the University of Vermont indoor track in Burlington, Vt. Meiler is headed to the world championships in Poland. 
(AP Photo/Lisa Rathke) Most would agree that it's important to stay active in the later years of life, but 84-year-old Florence “Flo” Fillion Meiler is taking that to a new level. The Vermont native is heading to Poland next Thursday for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor where she will compete in events including the long jump, 60-meter hurdles, 800-meter run, pentathlon and her specialty, the pole vault. Read more here >>>

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