Wendy van Nes

Wendy van Nes is a Dutch track & field athlete specialized in pole vaulting. Wendy is a strong student and is looking for an ambitious college track & field team starting in the Fall of 2020.


Wendy currently competes for Phanos in the Netherlands and has a PB of 3.51m for pole vault. Her dedication combined with a healthy amount of motivation makes her an athlete with much potential. Wendy would like to compete for her team while getting the most out of her track & field career combining it with a high level education.

Wendy started with gymnastics at the age of 8 until her 14th birthday for recreational purposes. At age 16, Wendy started with track & field at AV ATOS. Wendy started her athletics career doing only the high jump and sprint events. Her interest in pole vaulting started when her trainer invited her to "Pole Vaulting Amsterdam" where she first tried pole vaulting. Since that moment Wendy started focusing on pole vaulting because she fell in love with that event. Wendy is training 4 to 5 times a week ever since. Around May 2019 Wendy switched to the club Phanos where she is still training at this moment.

Wendy her current PB’s include:

Pole vault: 3.51m
High jump: 1.50m
60m: 8.70

Her athletic goals are to reach at least 4m on the pole vault during her time in college. In addition, she is very interested in increasing her sprinting technique and PB’s. Academically, Wendy graduated from HAVO (second highest Dutch level) in 2018 and has completed her first year of college, making her a transfer student. She is mostly interested in a veterinary medicine program. For more details about her academics, please check out the details section.

If you are interested in recruiting Wendy, please feel free to reach out to pedro@slamstox.com.


Check out some of Wendy's highlights and further details for a quick overall impression

Sport: Track & Field
Country: Netherlands
Available: Fall 2020
GPA: 3.7
Transfer Student


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