Ronberg, Gary
June 1969
Sports Illustrated;06/23/1969, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p26
The article highlights the Golden West Invitational in Sacramento, California for budding Olympic, college and professional athletes in 1969. The event was started in Los Angeles by the Golden West Track and Field Association and found its way to Sacramento where, after joining forces with the Active 20-30, came up with the biggest budgeted meet. The athletes who came included pole vaulter Casey Carrigan, discus thrower George Amundson and runner Willie McGee. The article also describes Carrigan's failed attempts to vault 17'4 at the pole-vault.


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