Mike's Turkish delight - New Zealand Herald
Mike's Turkish delightNew Zealand HeraldFormer Olympic and Commonwealth Games marathon bronze medallist Mike Ryan was one of a clutch of Kiwi endurance athletes who starred on the global stage through the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Here Steve Landells caught up with the Scottish-born ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 4:06 pm
Employer Branding &
Employer Branding & Benchmarking-Vergleiche: Mit 3 Fragen einzigartig!Best of HR - B E R U F E B I L D E R . D E (Blog)Dick Fosbury übersprang die Latte, die auf einer Rekordhöhe von 2,24 m lag, rücklings mit dem Kopf voran. Fosbury machte alles anders als seine Mitstreiter – vollkommen anders. Und genau deshalb wurde er mit großem Abstand Olympiasieger! Vor seinem ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 2:26 am
Faire vivre l'esprit des Jeux - Les Echos.fr
Les ÉchosFaire vivre l'esprit des Jeux - Les Echos.frLes ÉchosPour obtenir les JO de 2024, nous avons su sortir des sentiers battus. Cet esprit doit continuer de nous animer pour faire du sport un outil de cohésion sociale.and more »
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 4:15 am
Track and Field: Olympians flock to
Idaho State JournalTrack and Field: Olympians flock to Pocatello for annual Simplot ...Idaho State JournalHundreds of high school athletes participating in the three-day Simplot Games Track Camp gathered Tuesday afternoon to learn about nutrition at Davis Field.and more »
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 9:06 pm
Pioneering High Jump Maneuver - New York
New York TimesPioneering High Jump ManeuverNew York TimesWhat surprised me was the inclusion of something as obscure as the FOSBURY FLOP at 25A. It's a magnificent name, but if I had made this puzzle, I'm not sure I would have put that in a Monday theme set. It's a debut to The New York Times Crossword, and ...
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 3:00 pm
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