it is measured in feet
A jump is measured from the foul line to the first spot where the athlete touched in the sand pit.
No. The long jump world record is measured in meters. The world record is 8.95 meters (29 feet, 4 1/2 inches) as of April 1, 2008.
It is a foul which does not get measured. Typically because the athlete has taken-off beyond the take-off board.
From the end of the takeoff board to the point in the pit closest to the board where the jumper touches the sand. If a jumper falls back with their hands, that is the point at which the jump is measured.
A cheerleader is not measured by her jump.
No it doesn't because the taller you are the shorter the distance you jump when you get measured
a 40ft ski jump, is the height from the top of the ski jump, to the lip of the jump i.e. from where the ski jumpers start to where they jump
The second jump is ignored since the first was better.