Dick Fosbury Quotations

  • Author Dick Fosbury

    Dick Fosbury


    Richard Douglas Fosburyis an American retired high jumper, who is considered one of the most influential athletes in the history of track and field. Besides winning a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics, he revolutionized the high jump event, inventing a unique "back-first" technique, now known as the Fosbury Flop, adopted by almost all high jumpers today. His method was to sprint diagonally towards the bar, then curve and leap backwards over the bar, which gave him a much lower... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Oregon

Dick Fosbury Fans Also Likes Quotations from

Popular tags & topics