Some articles on uelses:

John Uelses - Career
... Uelses, one of the first vaulters to jump on a fiberglass pole, made this new style of vaulting pole the standard with his 16' jump ... At the time of his record breaking jumps, Uelses was a Corporal in the U.S ... Uelses dreams of the 1964 Olympics were shattered when he was unable to qualify at the Olympic trials ...