Dick Fosbury

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Decclan Chronicle
Fosbury’s Flop changed high-jumping foreverLatynina with 18 medals stake a claim. In the 120-year history of the Games, ve
Fosbury’s Flop changed high-jumping forever
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Latynina with 18 medals stake a claim. In the 120-year history of the Games, very few can be called pioneers. Americans Dick Fosbury and Parry O’Brien certainly belong to the exalted category as they revolutionised the high jump and shot put... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Anna Russell: Why you should stay curiousbe approached differently, is what sets great athletes apart. A perfect exampl
Anna Russell: Why you should stay curious
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
be approached differently, is what sets great athletes apart. A perfect example of this is in the High Jump competition. Dick Fosbury, when in high school, could not jump 1.5 metres using the traditional scissor method. So he experimented with... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Dick FosburyIn the world of high jumping, history is divided by . There was every type of j
Dick Fosbury
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
In the world of high jumping, history is divided by . There was every type of jumping prior to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and everything after Fosbury revolutionized the sport with his now-iconic "Fosbury Flop," the back-first style of... Read more

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