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Fifteen Minutes with Dick Fosbury

The name of Dick Fosbury is synonymous with High Jumping. 

Inventor of 'The Fosbury Flop', the technique he showed to the world in winning the 1968 Olympic gold has now become de rigueur amongst modern high jumpers. In this short interview from 2009 he gives a brief outline of the evolution of the technique, how it came to be known as 'The Fosbury Flop' and his views on modern high jumping. 

  • Uploaded: 23.02.2011
  • Duration: 00:13:52
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