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 poses for a picture. Fosbury invented the technique called the "Fosbury Flop," where jumpers clear the jump backwards, giving them more height. Fosbury was a 1968 Olympic gold medalist and set the U.S. and Olympic record of 2.24 meters. Fosbury was also the 1969 NCAA champion.

Creator

Clinton, John D.

Date

1969

Rights

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