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Apex Lions' Relays Retro: Charles McBride Climbs To 7-Feet in High Jump

In 2019, heading into his final season as a high school athlete, Apex (NC) High School senior Charles McBride had only cleared 7-feet in the high jump just once. 

His benchmark performance came the previous July at the North Carolinian USATF Junior Olympic Championships, as he cleared 7-0.25, a mark that ended the season at US No. 7. 

But early the next April, he was already ready for a big mark, and...

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