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Kory Tarpenning

Kory Tarpenning

Linn-Benton Community College
Class of 1992

Participated for coach Dave Bakley at Linn-Benton in 1980-81. Region 18 Pole Vault champion and placed second in NJCAA National Track Meet. While at the University of Oregon, he placed second at the NCAA championship meet. In 1988, he was T.A.C. champion and also participated in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. One of the world's premier pole vaulters for the last decade, he is currently preparing for the Barcelona Olympics. Represents the New York Athletic Club and Nike.

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