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Champion Canadian pole vaulter rants at Air Canada on Twitter for breaking her equipment

On twitter, Canadian pole vault star Alysha Newman said, "My heart is broken and so are all my poles," alongside photos of broken pole-vaulting poles.

"My heart is broken and so are all my poles."

"I've put my trust into you as an airline to get my poles & equipment safely to my competitions, spendings [sic] thousand of dollars weekly on flights and poles," Newman wrote on Twitter, tagging Air Canada. (Twitter)

Canadian champion pole vaulter Alysha Newman wrote on Twitter Thursday that her heart is broken along with her poles, 'thanks to Air Canada.'. 

"You let me down," Newman wrote.

In the post, Newman tagged Air Canada, Star Alliance and Justin Trudeau.

On Twitter, Air Canada asked Newman to send a booking reference so that the airline could investigate further.

In response, Newman tweeted:

In an email statement, Air Canada spokesperson Peter Fitzpatrick said the airline is in touch with the customer and is arranging to get new equipment to her.

In an email statement, Richard LeGresley, who represents Newman through Landmark Sport Group, said that the issue is being resolved and that Newman's focus is now on the competition.​

Newman is in Doha, Qatar to compete in the IAAF Diamond League track and field event, said Mathieu Gentès, chief operating officer for Athletics Canada. 
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13: Alysha Newman of Canada celebrates winning gold in the Women's Pole Vault during athletics on day nine of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium on April 13, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images) (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

The London, Ont. athlete made headlines last month when she won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, with a record-breaking jump that cleared 4.75 metres.

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