Oregon Athlete's Contribution A Revolutionary Flop

Sep 3, 2018

An Oregonian revolutionized the sport of high jumping.  Now the “Fosbury Flop” is the only technique used in the sport. 

Register-Guard former associate editor Bob Welch has written a book on Dick Fosbury, “The Wizard of Foz: Dick Fosbury’s One-Man High Jump Revolution.” 

KLCC’s Barbara Dellenback asked Welch how he chose Fosbury as his subject.

Bob Welch, former associate editor of the Register-Guard.
Credit Submitted by Bob Welch.

Note: A book kick-off party is scheduled for September 6th from 6-8pm at the Heritage Courtyard at Eugene’s Oakway Mall.