In 1993, Ukranian Sergey Bubka cleared a height of 6.15 meters, setting a pole vault world record that stands to this day. In these pictures, FMX star Petr Pilat of the Czech Republic is clearing a pole set at that height by quite a margin. Intended to promote Red Bull X-Fighters Poland, these photos emphasize the feats achieved during the competition, which routinely sees athletes reach heights of 15 meters and distances of 36 meters.

Photos: Jorg Mitter/Red Bull

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