Drake Relays, 1969, Dick Fosbury

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Title

Drake Relays, 1969, Dick Fosbury

Subject

Track athletics--Iowa--Des Moines;
Jumping--Iowa--Des Moines;
Athletes--Oregon

Description

Dick Fosbury goes over the bar to capture a victory at the Drake Relays. 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.

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

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