Dick Fosbury Net Worth

Dick Fosbury was born on March 6, 1947 in Oregon. Olympic gold medal winning high jumper who revolutionized the sport, developing the back-first technique that later became standard practice.

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day March 6, 1947
Birth Place Oregon
Age 73 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Pisces

💰 Net worth: $1.5 Million

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About

Olympic gold medal winning high jumper who revolutionized the sport, developing the back-first technique that later became standard practice.

Before Fame

He competed in track and field at Oregon State University.

Trivia

His high jumping technique was initially met with scrutiny and was dubbed the "Fosbury Flop" because people thought he looked like a fish flopping in a boat when he jumped.

Family Life

He grew up in Medford, Oregon.

Associated With

He took his gold medal at the 1968 Olympics where African-American runners Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously promoted civil rights by raising their black-gloved fists in the air.