"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!
A giant leap for womenkind: A female high jumper at the London Olympics in 1908.