In this series, we explore seminal moments in Texas Track & Field history, moments that have left an indelible impression upon, and influenced, our sport.
Enjoy BackTrack, as we return to these special moments.
BackTrack is a copyrighted series by the Texas Track & Field Coaches Association - 2015.
Episode #1: Texas' First Female of Pole Vault
Rachel Ingle (Lorraine), The Greenhill School, Class of 2000, wins the first-ever pole vault gold medal in the state of Texas. Both TAPPS and the UIL would introduce girl's pole vault as a scored event in 2002.
Episode #2: The Shot Heard Round the World
On June 16, 1979, Michael Carter made history with his Shot Heard 'Round the World - an epic launch that landed 81-03.50 away from the ring. Forty years later, few have come close. Interviews and original footage.