Fosbury flop

/ (ˈfɒzbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun

athletics a modern high-jumping technique whereby the jumper clears the bar headfirst and backwards

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Word Origin for Fosbury flop

C20: named after Dick Fosbury (born 1947), US winner of men's high jump at Mexico Olympics in 1968, who perfected the technique

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