Dick Fosbury | Anorak

Posts Tagged ‘Dick Fosbury’

Kenya’s epic jumpers present a history of high jumping before Dick Fosbury flopped



BEFORE Dick Fosbury (above) flopped in the mid-1960s, high jumpers took on the bar with a scissors kick. They went high. You can still clear a high bar with the old pre-Fosby method. In this video, Kenyan high school students show us how it’s done. They land in sand pits:

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: 1st, June 2013 | In: Flashback, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0