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United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)

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Who knew that I would be standing with Fosbury in the Sierra Nevada, at 7,377 feet up in the middle of a forest?
Amongst the latter, the Fosbury flop tear [4] (B3 in the Ladermann subclassification) [3] is a newly described lesion which occurs from a full-thickness tear that has flipped upon itself [4].
In many of our lifetimes we have seen the dramatic performance changes resulting, in part, from the evolution in technique from scissors, western roll, straddle, and currently, the Fosbury Flop.
Mariyappan completed the Fosbury flop action in a clear motion.
Fosbury will become Chief Executive Officer upon Rattmann's retirement.
Along with this there may be innovations like the Fosbury Flop in high jumping that affect superior performance.
10 June 2015 - US-based location-based mobile marketing platform Verve Mobile has acquired acquisition of US-based beacon and mobile wallet technology developer Fosbury, the company said.
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Barsham, who jumps off his left foot using the Fosbury Flop technique, left his mark on the London Olympics when he cleared a height of 2.29m to figure in the medals.
After entering the ranks of the state's elite high jumpers during indoor track this past winter, Conway firmly established residency in the Fosbury Flopping fraternity this spring.
Dean Fosbury who works for Silvergate Plastics in Wrexham, will help develop the area by taking part in community projects including teaching in schools and coaching youngsters in sport.
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What Celtic WANT to hear is: "I turned round, saw Broadfoot giving it the full Fosbury flop and thought to myself: 'Gaun yersel big yin - that gives me the perfect opportunity to get it right up the Cellic.