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Strip board.

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Q: What is another name for the takeoff board in long jump?
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What is the width of a long jump takeoff board?

The Width is 20cm, or 8 inches. The foul bord is 10cm or 4 inches.

How are long jumps measured?

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.

Is there a spring board in long jump?


Do you measure from the front of the board or the back of the board for your approach for the long jump?

back of the board for your approach and front for the jump

Can you jump from behind the board in long jump?

yes but you will not get as far

What is the long jump board made of?


How can a long jumper scratch on a jump?

step over the white board you jump of from.

When is a long jump a no jump?

When you either step past where your not supposed to or you don't jump close enough to the board

Do you measure a long jump from the take off board?

yes! (:

How is long jump measured?

The long jump is measured from the front of the jump board to the closes point in the sand that the jumper touches the sand in a straight line.

What's the standard length of a takeoff board for the triple or long jumps?

For Junior high children (grades 7,8,9) they will often use the 5 metre or 7 metre boards for Senior High school males they will use the 9,11, or 13 metre boards. For long jump a 2 metre board is the most used but in some competitions they use a 1 metre board

In long jump when does it count as Scratch?

When you go past the board with your feet.

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