There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Image

Related Pins

Mexico 1968 high Jump Final (Fosbury 2.24m)

Bob Beamon Mexico City Olympics 1968 - 8,90 m

Dick Fosbury unveiling the Fosbury Flop in 1968. Changed the high jump forever.

"High jumper mid action attempting Fosbury Flop" by International Rescue (Creative image #: 83373918 @ Getty Images)

Dick Fosbury using the "Fosbury Flop," a then-unorthodox head-first, back-to-the-bar method of high jumping, at the Mexico City Games. He cleared 7 feet 41/4 inches for a gold medal and a world record. He was from Medford, Oregon!

Canadian high jumper Duncan McNaughton, winner of a gold medal at the IXth Summer Olympic Games, 1932

Dick Fosbury created a new style of executing the high jump that revolutionized the event - now known as the Fosbury Flop.

Viktor Saneyev ( USSR )1974 - One of the greatest triple jumpers of all time !

Satchel Paige & Jackie Robinson, 1945.

Gunhild Larking, Swedish track and field athlete, Melbourne 1956 Olympics.