Results are pouring in from the IAAF World Championships in Athletics right now, and it's total information overload. But, one of your top stories has to be the meteoric rise of Shawn Barber to the top of the pole vault world. Largely unknown as little as a year ago, he has captured our hearts and minds with his world championship performance this week.
Name: Shawn Barber
Date of Birth: May 27, 1994 (Gemini)
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height/Weight: 6'3"/174 lbs
Sport: Track & Field
Event: Pole Vault
--- 2015 World Championships gold medalist (5.90 m)
--- 2015 NCAA Championships gold medalist
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