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  • Conversely, Bob Beamon famously held the long-jump world record for nearly 23 years.

    Which Track-and-Field Record Is the Toughest?

  • The long-jump is won by American Dick Fosbury, whose distinctive headfirst "Fosbury Flop" method is now widely used.

    Mexico this month - October

  • One of the outstanding performances at these games was the long-jump by American Bob Beaman of 8.90 meters (29.2 feet), which broke the previous World and Olympic records by an astonishing 2 feet.

    Mexico this month - October

  • Conversely, Bob Beamon famously held the long-jump world record for nearly 23 years.

    Which Track-and-Field Record Is the Toughest?

  • For decades, coaches and trainers have developed tools to try to improve long-jump performance.

    Cracking the Long-Jump Code

  • One of the outstanding performances at these games was the long-jump by American Bob Beaman of 8.90 meters (29.2 feet), which broke the previous World and Olympic records by an astonishing 2 feet.

    Mexico this month - October

  • The long-jump is won by American Dick Fosbury, whose distinctive headfirst "Fosbury Flop" method is now widely used.

    Mexico this month - October

  • Even professions like long-jump or tackling people on a football field or hitting a baseball, the average ability is so much higher today because there's this great feedback system, measurement system.

    Bill Gates Seeks Formula for Better Teachers

  • If his vertical velocity is off target, he can shorten his stride as he approaches the long-jump board.

    Cracking the Long-Jump Code

  • The 135,000-square-foot indoor complex, scheduled to be completed by the end of 2012, will feature an eight-lane track, two long-jump pits, a pole vault, a high jump and two shot-put and weight throwing areas.

    Work Begins on New Track

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