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The long jump is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength, and agility ... If the competitor starts the leap with any part of the foot past the foul line, the jump is declar...

History of the Long Jump | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jun 28, 2015 ... The long jump was part of the first Olympics in ancient Greece and also was featured in the ... Why Did the Ancient Greeks Start the Olympics?

Olympic Long Jump Track & Field Rules - About.com

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Rules for the Olympic long jump. Track & Field. ... High Jump Drills: Coaching Beginning High Jumpe… 5. Jumping ... Back to Olympic Long Jump main page.

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Long Jump. FOR FURTHER ... measuring the jump) and raking & levelling the sand in the pit. ... If an athlete takes longer than 60 seconds to begin a jump.

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Apr 30, 2014 ... ... and Field training Video for volunteers measuring the Long Jump Event. ... If a jumper does not have a mark by their last jump, measure that ...

Long Jump World Records - Topend Sports

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List of world records for the long jump event. ... Unlike the conventional athletics long jump event, the standing version does not allow any run up. ... in 1968 (well before Carl Lewis started in track) Lewis's jump of 8.87 was never a record.

Long Jump Technique and Training by Jim Giroux

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Jim Giroux of M-F Athletic presents long jump technique, training drills, and practice schedules. ... The athlete will begin with their takeoff foot forward and rock back so most of their weight is on the rear ... What foot does the athlete takeoff with?

Jeff Henderson narrowly wins long jump gold medal | NBC Olympics

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Aug 13, 2016 ... Jeff Henderson won the long jump gold medal by the smallest of margins on Saturday. ... The women's long jump competition begins Tuesday.

Long jump, Olympics: Why do the best long jumpers in the world ...

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Aug 3, 2012 ... Why Aren't Long Jumpers Jumping Longer? .... Though he started only 76 games in his career, Fernández had the potential to be a Hall of ...

How to Long Jump: 12 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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The long jump, at first glance, looks like a very simple sport. ... Start with your dominant foot placed on top of the center of the jumping board, since that is where you will want to jump from. Then run at the .... Did this article help you? Yes No.

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long jump | athletics | Britannica.com

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Aug 16, 2016 ... It was formerly performed from both standing and running starts, as separate events, but the standing long jump is no longer included in major ...

Long jump - New World Encyclopedia

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Aug 15, 2014 ... Long jump at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Not only did beamon become the first athlete to jump over 28 feet, but he broke .... This is the longer of the last two strides, where the competitor begins to lower ...

Long jump - Ancient Olympics - KU Leuven

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The long jump was not practiced as a separate event, but was part of the pentathlon. ... The landing position of the first jump was the starting position of the second. ... eight weeks, did indeed make a fivefold standing long jump of about 15 m.