Preparing to fly, Sport News & Top
Preparing to fly, Sport News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesThe Straits TimesOn a morning when the sky looks like a still blue sea, there is only a single witness to Michelle Sng's dispute with gravity. He's a foreign worker holding a steel ...and more »
Posted on 3 June 2017 | 2:00 pm
Senior Spotlight (Lucas Sisler) - Bureau
Bureau County RepublicanSenior Spotlight (Lucas Sisler)Bureau County RepublicanHistoric figures you'd like to meet: Dick Fosbury because he is one of the most famous high jumpers, and I would like to see what he had to say about coming up with his new technique. William Higinbotham to thank him for inventing the world's first ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 2:45 pm
Wolverines fly high at state - Idaho
Idaho Mountain Express and GuideWolverines fly high at stateIdaho Mountain Express and Guide“(Stella) did really well; she killed it at 5 feet, 4 inches,” said Fosbury. “I hate to put pressure on kids, but my goal for her is the state record. I'm hoping that Stella continues to train in the offseason. She's got the right physique. She has a ...
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 3:06 am
'Self-taught' Allred wins Class 2A high jump
Casper Star-Tribune Online'Self-taught' Allred wins Class 2A high jump title | Boys Track | trib.comCasper Star-Tribune OnlineKemmerer's Louis Failoni takes first in the Class 2A boys 3200-meter run Thursday during the Wyoming State High School Track and Field Championships at ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 6:44 pm
High jumper turning heads with funky,
Syracuse.comHigh jumper turning heads with funky, old-school approach (video ...Syracuse.comWhen Nottingham senior Carthell Flowers competes in the high jump, it's like a trip back in time. The Bulldogs' senior uses a technique called the scissors, which ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 7:10 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