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Allison Stokke, born on 1989, is an American pole vaulter from Orange County, California.
In 2004, Stokke won a California state championship at age 15, and broke several national records in her age division. Her 2005 season was hampered by an injury, as she broke her right tibia in May. As a senior at Newport Harbor High School, her personal best was 13' 7" (4.14 m), the second-best mark in the nation for a female senior in that calendar year.
In May 2007, Stokke won the CIF-Southern Section Masters meet.
In June, Stokke advanced to the CIF State Championship finals by clearing 12' 3" (3.73 m), and eventually finished fourth in the competition that was won by Tori Anthony. Stokke said that her legs had been hurting for a while, which interfered with her sprinting down the runway. She plans to vault for UC Berkeley in 2008.
Stokke grew up as a gymnast, and attempted pole vaulting her freshman year of high school, setting a school record only two months after her start. She would win the state championship three months later, she set a national record for her age group in her sophomore year, at 12' 8".
Ranked number two in the state of California, Stokke recovered from a broken tibia her sophomore year to set a personal record of 13' 7". In total, Stokke has broken five California pole vaulting records, and is planning to attend the University of California on scholarship, after being recruited by Harvard University, Stanford University, and UCLA.