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Drake Relays, 1969, Dick Fosbury

Drake Relays, 1969, Dick Fosbury

Title

Drake Relays, 1969, Dick Fosbury

Description

Dick Fosbury prepares to compete in the High Jump. Fosbury was the Drake Relays Champion in the event for 1969. Dick Fosbury's unique style, the famous "Fosbury Flop", changed the high jump event. Fosbury was the 1968 Olympic gold medalist, and set the U.S. and Olympic record of 2.24 meters. In 1969, the year of this image, he was the NCAA Champion in the Mens High Jump.

Creator

Clinton, John D.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Date

1969

Rights

U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact: bart.schmidt@drake.edu

Relation

Drake Relays Digital Archive

Format

35 mm color slide

Type

Image

Identifier

dr00198
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-relays,28