I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968. I simply trained for the moment. I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete. It always seemed to evolve.

— Dick Fosbury

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I was told over and over again that I would never be successful, that I was not going to be competitive and the technique was simply not going to work. All I could do was shrug and say "We'll just have to see".

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When you reach that elite level, 90 percent is mental and 10 percent is physical. You are competing against yourself. Not against the other athlete.

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I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient.

I didn't know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.

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