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Q: Why is the fosbury flop a more efficient method of high jump than the scissor kick?
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What sporting event has fosbury flop?

Dick Fosbury created the Fosbury flop. The sporting event is high jump.

Who is Dick Fosbury?

Dick Fosbury is a retired American high jumper who revolutionized the sport in the 1960s with a technique known as the "Fosbury Flop." Instead of the traditional scissor or straddle jump, Fosbury went over the bar backwards, which eventually became the dominant technique in high jumping. He won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympic Games using this technique.

What is Dick Fosbury famous for?

the fosbury flop in high jump, track and field

High jump methods?

Best: Fosbury Flop

In which sporting event did dick fosbury creat the fosbury flop?

I believe that it is high jump in the track and field :D

What athlete completely changed his sport forever?

Dick Fosbury with the perfection of the Fosbury Flop in the sport of High Jumping.

What technque did Javier Sotomayor use?

Its obviously the Fosbury Flop.

Who started the backward jump over the high bar?

Richard Douglas Fosbury, a technique now known as the Fosbury Flop

In which sporting event did dick frosbury create the 'fosbury flop'?

High Jump

I need help with my form for mens varsity high jump have any answeres?

Dick Fosbury who originated the "Fosbury Flop" which is what all high jumpers use today is listed with lots of pictures on form along with other sites to visit on "Google". Just Google "Fosbury Flop". Good Luck!

What is the name of the Olympic Gold star winner in the high jump who invented the flop?

Dick Fosbury, high jump gold medal winner at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City, is credited with having invented the form of high jumping called the flop and was originally known as the Fosbury Flop.

In which sporting event did dick fodbury create the fosbury flop?

Dick Fosbruy brought the "fosbury flop" to wide attention when he used it to win the gold medal in the high jump event at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico.