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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.