In 2007, Allison Stokke was a talented American track and field athlete, who had already broken vaulting records and was exploring a side job as a model. Stokke was only a high school senior at the time, during a competition, a picture of her was posted on social media. The photo went viral and even news producers made it official: Allison Stokke was instantly a viral sensation.
Who Is She?
Allison Rebecca Stokke was born in California on March 22nd, 1989. As soon as she started pole vaulting, she knew it was the sport for her. As a young athlete, she was dedicated and determined, and quickly rose to becoming one of the best young pole vaulters in the country. By 2004, and at just 15, she won the U.S. title and set an amazing record with a pole vault that was beyond 12 and a half feet!