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dna
The Olympic Games, a rollercoaster of emotionswithdraw from your chosen path. Frustration occurs when something seems out of
The Olympic Games, a rollercoaster of emotions
dna / Posted 7 days ago
withdraw from your chosen path. Frustration occurs when something seems out of your control. How do athletes respond? Dick Fosbury responded with curiosity. Before 1968, athletes would execute the high jump using either the straddle technique... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's bestset three world records en route to picking up a trio of gold medals, before wi
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's best
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
set three world records en route to picking up a trio of gold medals, before winning two more in Athens in 2004. Richard 'Dick' Fosbury might only have one gold medal, but his style revolutionized the sport of high jump. The jumper, from Portland,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Gabriela Andersen's unforgettable Olympic momentGreg Randolph rode for Team USA in the 1996 games in Atlanta, and now rides on
Gabriela Andersen's unforgettable Olympic moment
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
Greg Randolph rode for Team USA in the 1996 games in Atlanta, and now rides on the trails and roads around here today. Dick Fosbury won a gold in the high jump in the 1968 Olympics, moved here a few years later and never left. But there's a... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Rules of the Game: High jump with Dick Fosburyall use to clear the bar is something invented by a longtime Idahoan who revolu
Rules of the Game: High jump with Dick Fosbury
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
all use to clear the bar is something invented by a longtime Idahoan who revolutionized the sport nearly 50 years ago. Dick Fosbury replaced the traditional scissor kick with a flop after his high school in Medford, Ore., filled the landing pit... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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11 News Houston
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
11 News Houston / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Few Olympians make a living off their sportjob that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place
Few Olympians make a living off their sport
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 19 days ago
job that helped them scrape together enough money to compete in the first place. According to 1968 high jump gold medalist Dick Fosbury, about 95 percent of athletes don't make a living off of their chosen sport. "Half of those 95 percent love it... Read more
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Salon.com
Nowhere to go: Are we reaching the end of world records?also played a role, as illustrated by the evolution of the high jump. At the 19
Nowhere to go: Are we reaching the end of world records?
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
also played a role, as illustrated by the evolution of the high jump. At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, U.S. Olympian Dick Fosbury shocked the world with an innovative technique called the Fosbury flop, in which he turned his back to the bar... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ten stunning Olympic momentsthis strange series of commercials: The Fosbury Flop makes Olympic debut Alth
Ten stunning Olympic moments
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
this strange series of commercials: The Fosbury Flop makes Olympic debut Although it may seem common to us now, in 1968 Dick Fosbury's technique looked a little strange. After finding little success with the traditional scissor style, Dick... Read more
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EuroNews
Six of the best Olympic momentsthe Helsinki Games. He secured a long-distance treble that has never been equal
Six of the best Olympic moments
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
the Helsinki Games. He secured a long-distance treble that has never been equalled or beaten in the history of the games. Dick Fosbury Mexico Games 1968 In the 1960s, the high jump normally comprised two methods. The first was the scissors jump,... Read more
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