Closeup of Pole Vaulter John Pennel the first man to pole vault over 17 feet (achieving a height of 17 feet ¾ inches, on August 24, 1963, at the Florida Gold Coast AAU meet in Coral Gables). Pennel pole vaults for the benefit of newsreel cameramen, shortly after setting the new record. He runs and plants his fiberglass pole, which bends in a wide arc, before he launches into the air and clears the bar. The vaulting sequence is repeated in slow motion. Pennel wears white shorts and shirt with the number 606 on his back.
A film titled 'Florida racing opener' shows nearly 12,000 people gathered at tropical park in Coral Gables,Florida to witness Coral Gables Handicap. Haughton,a five year old mare, wins the race.
Bronco busting at the Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel pool in Coral Gables, Florida. Women in swimming costumes sit near the pool of the hotel. They try out their hand in summer sport bronco busting. The women show control over broncos rigged over water.
A film titled ' Smith wins $10,000 golf tournament' shows golfers competing at Miami Baltimore open tournament in Coral Gables,Florida. Horton Smith wins the tournament and being presented the winners trophy.
Several pin up models parade in bathing suits at Coral Gables in Florida. The girls display brief swim suits. The models pose with trees and water in the background.
A new safety tread for car tires in Coral Gables, Florida. A car being driven amidst heavy rainfall and it skids. A man works on a lever. A new safety tread on the tire. Cars being driven on a wet road without skidding.