from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Fosbury, Richard D. Known as "Dick.” Born 1947. American athlete. He won a gold medal in the high jump at the 1968 Olympics, revolutionizing the event by going over the bar head first and backwards in what became known as the "Fosbury flop.”
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- n. United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
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