David Whaley had never participated in high jump during a track meet.
He didn’t have the proper technique of arching your back over the bar, nor did he know if he would clear a bar or not.
However, it all worked out, as the newly turned high jumper cleared the 5-foot mark, which was good enough for first place in the Anderson County meet last Thursday night.
“I was just hoping that I would make it and get over it,” Whaley said with a smile. “I was just praying to get over it.