Steve Zimmerman

Pole Vault

What’s your favorite track and field event?

I guess I should say the Pole Vault because it’s the one I know the best… but the truth is I love them all!

Who’s been the most influential person in your life?

Both of my parents. I couldn’t ask for better role models and teachers. They are my heroes.

Who’s your favorite super hero?

Iron Man … he uses science and engineering to make super powers.  That’s pretty cool.

If there was a movie about your life, what famous actor/actress would play you?

Matt Damon

Which coach had the biggest impact on your athletic journey? 

I have two. Both Coach Paul Omi and Coach Tim Winder.After I had a very serious injury vaulting, they helped me get back to doing the sport I love and achieving greater heights.

Tell us something interesting about your life that the Flyers might not know? 

I have rappelled down the sides of many structures, including a number of high-rise buildings in Chicago, as part of my job.

If you could take a time machine back to any place, event, miracle etc. in the Bible where would you go?

The Creation…witnessing how all of this began would be amazing.

What’s your favorite Bible verse? 

Hebrews 10:24 - And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds