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Posted on 23 August 2018 | 3:39 am
Fond memories - Hibbing Daily Tribune
Fond memoriesHibbing Daily TribuneIt was about the time when Dick Fosbury made the Fosbury Flop a rage, and we would practice our form and relish landing in the protective cushion underneath the bar just like the stars did. I can recall a time when some hurdles were left on the track ...
Posted on 21 August 2018 | 8:35 pm
Les grands entretiens - Dick Fosbury :
L'Équipe.frLes grands entretiens - Dick Fosbury : «J'ai sauté, je suis passé, le stade s'est levé !»L'Équipe.frÀ Eugene (Oregon), dans l'hôtel où le rendez-vous a été fixé, fin juin, Dick Fosbury arrive, anonyme, à la réception et doit épeler son nom. Ce grand échalas (1,93 m), toujours droit comme un « i », pas une trace d'embonpoint, la soixantaine en forme ...
Posted on 14 August 2018 | 4:00 am
A century and a half - Ontario Argus
Ontario Argus ObserverA century and a halfOntario Argus ObserverIt tells stories of graduates from the university including Dick Fosbury, a graduate who utilized the Fosbury Flop in his high jumping escapades that eventually won him a gold medal in the 1968 Olympics. Other stories on display at the exhibit include ...
Posted on 11 August 2018 | 11:21 pm
A Most Successful Flop: Interview with
Beckett Media, LLCA Most Successful Flop: Interview with Olympic Legend Dick FosburyBeckett Media, LLCDick Fosbury is a lot of things. He's an Olympic gold medal winner in the high jump, an engineer with an interest in building city landscapes, and – in his biggest victory – he's a cancer survivor. He's also an innovator of epic proportions. Fosbury ...
Posted on 3 August 2018 | 7:09 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