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high jump

a. an athletic event in which a competitor has to jump over a high bar set between two vertical supports
b. (as modifier): high-jump techniques
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But for Britain's women high jumpers it has become a regular ignominy with Olympic heptathlon champion Ennis dominant for the last few years.
He did very well with the challenges he faced as a high jumper.
SCOTS high jumper Jayne Nisbet has revealed how bulimia almost robbed GORGEOUSSCOTS high jumper Jayne Nisbet has revealed how bulimia almost robbed her of her sporting dream.
By flexing and stretching each body part as it passes over the bar, the high jumper can shift the center of gravity from moment to moment.
Three-time world champion gymnast Beth Tweddle and Atlanta 1996 bronze medal winning high jumper Steve Smith also attended to watch displays in events including table tennis, taekwondo, hockey and canoe polo.
BRITAIN'S most successful high jumper Steve Smith will launch the Chambers of Commerce Business Week 2010 in South Wales in September.
A week ago 18-year-old Danny Evans, a talented high jumper, was killed in a crash just up the road from yesterday's tragedy.
High jumper Nisha Shetti - in training for the 2012 games - told a court she turned to vice because she did not have enough money to feed her four-year-old daughter.
Hall Green high jumper Tom Parsons is just one member of Team GB who have revealed their pre-competition superstitions and rituals.
1989: Cuban high jumper Javier Sotomayor became the first man to clear eight feet (2.
Webster not only coached Olear to two second-place finishes and high jumper Camilla Dencer to another, but he also got the 1,600-meter relay team to the state finals.
High jumper Germaine Mason is one of five athletes who have been elevated to UK Athletics' World-Class Performance Pathway plan, a key scheme in the build-up to future Olympic Games.