Australia, 1976

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Catapult is a poetic film on the sport of pole vaulting and features dual Olympian Ray Boyd and Australian ex-champion Eddy Johnson. Both vaulters are seen in top form as they outdo each other in their attempts to set a new Australian pole vault record. Photographed and edited by Tony Paterson.

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