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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 8:10 pm
Olimpiadi del 1968 a Città del Messico:
Olimpiadi del 1968 a Città del Messico: Dick Fosbury in volo nel futuroLa StampaChi ha visto Dick Fosbury volare sopra l'oro del salto in alto ai Giochi del 1968 lo ricorda così: «Un uomo che cade sulla schiena». Nonostante il successo immediato, nella gara più importante, ci è voluta la storia, la prospettiva del tempo, a ...
Posted on 5 August 2018 | 4:00 am
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
County mulls return to 5-day workweek -
County mulls return to 5-day workweekIdaho Mountain Express and GuideIn May, Schoen lost in his Democratic primary to Dick Fosbury, who promised to push for a five-day week throughout his campaign. Though Schoen said he believes four 10-hour days to be more productive in general, he had not made up his mind on the ...
Posted on 25 July 2018 | 3:09 am
Legends of 1968 Mexico City Games honored at
Greensboro News & RecordLegends of 1968 Mexico City Games honored at track's Junior Olympics opening ceremonyGreensboro News & RecordLong jumper Bob Beamon, high jumper Dick Fosbury and sprinters Mel Pender, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were honored, as was back-to-back women's 100-meters gold medalist Wyomia Tyus. Madeline Manning Mims, the first American woman to win ...
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 6:22 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