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Shawn Barber reaches new heights, youngest ever over 6.00-metres

On Friday evening at a meet in Reno, Nevada Shawn Barber became the youngest athlete to jump over 6.00-metres on his way to a new Canadian record in the pole vault. 

 

Barber even got a congratulation from France's Renaud Lavillenie

Here's a look at Barber's record setting jump in slow motion

Shawn Barber sets Canadian record in Reno

A slow motion look at Shawn Barber's 6.00m clearance and new Canadian record. (Video via Pole Vault Elite)

Posted by Athletics Canada on Saturday, January 16, 2016

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