High Jump

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A general introduction to the high jump
and where to find high jump resources on the Internet.
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High Jump



Wikipedia Introduction to High Jump


Information about United States Olympic champion
Dick Fosbury and the “Fosbury Flop” maneuver
he introduced at the 1956 Olympics.


Wikipedia “Fosbury Flop” Article


Information about United States Olympic champion
Dick Fosbury and the “Fosbury Flop” maneuver
he introduced at the 1956 Olympics.


50 Centimeter Club


List of individual high jumpers who have jumped
50 centimeters or more above their own height.
Includes each jumper’s height, the distance they
jumped above their height, their name, their country,
their date of birth, the date of the jump and
the venue where it took place.


Want to Get Jumping Higher?


BBC article featuring a four-step approach to improving
high jump performance. To see all of the steps in this tutorial,
select “Introduction” and then select Steps 1 through 4.


Improving Your High Jump Performance


Article by sports coach Brian Mac with tips for
improving the high jump approach, take-off, and landing.

Directories of High Jump Resources



Open Directory of High Jump Web Sites


Yahoo Directory of High Jump Web Sites



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