Valery Brumel
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Brumel, Valery: High Jumper Spotlight

Brumel: Godfather Of The Straddle Technique Valery Brumel captivated even the enemies of his native country, the dreaded Soviet Union. My family, for example, celebrated American independence and liberty heroicly. But my father always talked about the battles between John Thomas and Brumel passionately and even celebrated Brumel. "Who was this Brumel character", I wondered … Continue reading

IAAF: Mutaz Barshim
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Mutaz Nearly Get’s The World Record

Mutaz Essa Barshim Comes Close To Breaking The High Jump World Record. The men's outdoor high jump world record nearly falls. Mutaz Essa Barshim barely clipped his first attempt at 2.46 meters on July 2 in Hungary. Barshim has been a high jump superstar since he burst onto the scene in 2009 and is the … Continue reading

Stefka Kostadinova
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Stefka Kostadinova Who?

Stefka Kostadinova, Women's High Jump World Record Holder For 33 Years. Stefka Kostadinova changed the women's high jump in the 80's and 90's because she dominated the competitions.ย Furthermore, Kostadinova came from a country that already had a world record holder in the women's high jump, Lyudmila Andonova. The country is Bulgaria and this is high … Continue reading

Vladimir Yashchenko
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The High Jump Record Will Be Broken

Vladimir Yashchenko Proved The High Jump Record Should Be Higher Most high jump experts believe the high jump record is unbreakable. After all, it's stood firm since 1993, 25 years ago.ย Javier Sotomayorย set the seemingly unattainable high jump record of 8'ยฝ" (2.45m) in Spain. Who's Come CloseTo Breaking The High Jump Record? Mutaz Essa Barshim came … Continue reading

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The Men’s High Jump World Record Is How Old?

Javier Sotomayer, The Greatest High Jumper Of All-Time. The men's high jump world record is how old? The men's high jump world record was set on July 27, 1993, by the greatest high jumper of all time - Javier Sotomayor! On October 13, 1967, Sotomayor was born in Limonar, Cuba. Sotomayor is the only man … Continue reading

IAAF Athletics: Is Mariya Lasitskene Still Dominant?
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IAAF Athletics: Is Mariya Lasitskene Still Dominant?

Is Mariya Lasitskene still dominant in the IAAF athletics high jump? Well, she's #1 again and far ahead of second place so YES, Mariya Lasitskene reigns supreme as always! See the best IAAF ranked jumps in the world to-date for women at the website listed below. https://www.iaaf.org/records/toplists/jumps/high-jump/indoor/women/senior/2018

IAAF: Mutaz Barshim
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IAAF: How High Did Barshim Go This Time?

Here is the IAAF list for the best men's high jumps to date in 2018. Mutaz Essa Barshim clears 2.40 meters again! https://www.iaaf.org/records/toplists/jumps/high-jump/outdoor/men/senior/2018

Coach USA:The Greatest Coach Around
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Coach USA:The Greatest Coach Around

Cliff Rovelto Coach USA: Cliff Rovelto. Regarding the high jump, Cliff Rovelto may be the greatest coach around. Prestige Coach Rovelto is a Director and Head Coach at Kansas State University today and has coached multiple NCAA champions and Olympic medalists. Here is his bio from http://www.kstatesports.com/staff.aspx?staff=202: Director of Cross Country and Track and Field … Continue reading

Dave Wottle Come from Behind Win
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Dave Wottle: From Last To First!

A Hero Story Inspirational athlete Dave Wottle goes from last to first and a competitor tries to dive over the finish line! Here's the actual amazing race!

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Rhythm – The Language of High Jumping

Just Like Dancing The music starts with the audience in the form of hand claps and the dancer is the athlete who morphs his or her shoes, legs, hips, and body into the desired gyrations on the approach runway.ย  The gyrations are high jump approach running and it's critical for the athlete to get the … Continue reading