Dick Fosbury


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Noun1.Dick Fosbury - United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
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Destacan el increible vuelo de 8 metros 90 centimetros en salto largo por Bob Beamon (record mundial que permanecio 22 anos); el estilo de Dick Fosbury hacia atras, pasando la valla del salto de altura, y sobre todo la famosa foto del podium de los 200 metros planos, con el triunfador Tommie Smith y el tercer lugar, John Carlos, tambien del equipo de atletismo de los EU, levantando sus oscuros punos enguantados bajo las tinieblas del estadio de C.
In the sporting world, American Dick Fosbury revolutionised athletics at the Mexico Olympics when he tackled the high jump using a new back-first manoeuvre.
Everyone today uses the Fosbury Flop, though most jumpers have no clue the backwards-over-the-bar style actually had a start point - April 20, 1963, in Grants Pass - and no clue who Dick Fosbury is.
Over the summer, though, Hack got healthy and honed his craft at the Dick Fosbury Camp at Bowdoin College in Maine and later at the Harvard Complete Track & Field Clinic.
And after five defeats in six games, Holloway has dared his team to be different like Dick Fosbury, the American high-jumper who invented the 'Fosbury flop'.
At which event in the 1968 Olympics did Dick Fosbury win with a radical new technique?
En La creatividad, Bassat ofrece un recorrido por el significado de dicho termino, entendido como una fuerza creadora que modifica cualquier cosa precedente y que el ilustra con el cambio que supuso el salto de altura de Dick Fosbury en 1968, el primero que salto de espaldas en esa disciplina deportiva.
Tennis players Novak Djokovic, Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi, Rohan Bopanna join a long list of athletes including Sergey Bubka, Wilson Kipketer, Tegla Loroupe, Blanca Vlasic, Yelena Isinbayeva, Paula Radcliffe, Frankie Fredericks and Dick Fosbury as past Champions for Peace.
7 At which Olympic Games did Dick Fosbury (above) win the high jump gold medal with his revolutionary style?
Third, there was the American Dick Fosbury, who opted to clear the bar in the high jump by going over with his back rather than his stomach, which was the custom at the time.
Dick Fosbury made an innovation in his own field and contributed to the development of athletics," Ghanim said.
At the games in Vancouver, two former gold medalists, Dick Fosbury ('68, high jump) and Norman Bellingham ('88, kayak), signed an Olympic flag and shipped it here to Ti'lomikh Falls on the Rogue River in Oregon.