Allison Stokke was an online sensation, but it turned her life upside down

[post_page_title]Who is Allison Stokke? [/post_page_title]
Allison Rebecca Stokke was born on March 22, 1989. She spent her early years in California with her parents, Allan and Cindy Stokke, and grew up with her older brother, David.
From a young age, Allison was surrounded by sport. Her brother was a talented gymnast and competed at a national level (which is pretty darn impressive). Because of this, Allison was also pushed towards the world of gymnastics – but quickly realized she didn’t enjoy the sport. So, she searched for a new sport that was more up her alley.
[post_page_title]Finding her sport[/post_page_title]
After searching for a sport of her own, Allison found the perfect fit. As soon as she picked up the pole and started running towards the bar, Allison knew she had found her passion, and she knew she had the capability to succeed in the world of pole vaulting (and of course, she did!).
The determined sports star wasted no time in perfecting her craft, and soon went on to become one of the youngest, most successful pole vaulters in the country. When she was just 15 years old, Allison Stokke won the US title and jumped a whopping 12.5 feet!

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