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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 12:27 pm
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
UPI.comUPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2018UPI.com... former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan in 1926 (age 92); Mercury astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in 1927; Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1927; former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry in 1936; baseball Hall of Fame member ...and more »
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 12:00 am
Dick Fosbury chosen for National High School
Dick Fosbury chosen for National High School shrineIdaho Mountain Express and GuideKetchum engineer Dick Fosbury will wake up Tuesday, March 6 on his 70th birthday, less than a week after being chosen for yet another honor based on his track and field achievements. Fosbury revolutionized high jumping as a high school athlete in ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 1:53 pm
On This Day - March 5 1975: Kerry great
The Irish NewsOn This Day - March 5 1975: Kerry great Darragh Ó Sé was born ...The Irish NewsSporting greats, dates and a quick quiz blitz to get you up and running today...and more »
Posted on 4 March 2018 | 10:14 pm
Yesteryear - Bend Bulletin
YesteryearBend BulletinAnd Dick Fosbury, a 6'4” engineering student from Medford, Ore., does it well. So well, in fact, that he's aiming for the Olympics. His method is new to major high jumping and for want of a better name has been dubbed the “Fosbury Flop.” “He just sort ...
Posted on 4 March 2018 | 12:09 am
As an Asian-American, I never thought
High school coaches looked aghast at Dick Fosbury who was too uncoordinated to do the age-old dominant way of high jumping: the scissor kick. Coaches tried to change his technique, but in the end, the results for his head-first, lead-with-the-back ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:10 pm
Oregon's greatest college athlete: Round of
He was the first quarterback in Pac-12 history to be named first-team all-conference three seasons in a row. No. 2 - Dick Fosbury, Oregon State Fosbury, who was born in Portland, won the 1968 NCAA high jump championship for Oregon State using what was then ...
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 2:00 am
Roundup: Harrison Ford Crashes Plane on Golf
Peeps-flavored milk now exists. Joy. … Happy Birthday: Alan Greenspan (89); David Gilmour (69); Kiki Dee (68); Dick Fosbury (68); Rob Reiner (68); Sleepy Floyd (55); D. L. Hughley (52); Connie Britton (48); Shaquille O’Neal (43); Michael Finley (42 ...
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 9:24 pm
Happy Birthday, Dick Fosbury
Richard Douglas "Dick" Fosbury was born March 6, 1947. Fosbury is best known for the "Fosbury Flop," a high jump technique that involves jumping backward over the bar. His invention was met with skepticism at first, but after Fosbury won the gold medal and ...
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 7:19 pm
1968 Olympic gold medalist Dick Fosbury
There is a record number of athletes participating in the Simplot Games this year, and not only do these athletes get to compete against one another they get to learn from former Olympians. One of those Olympians is Dick Fosbury who is a chairman for the ...
Posted on 19 February 2015 | 2:15 pm