Honoring Innovation - Fosbury Flop Statue

$37,186
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Honoring Innovation - Fosbury Flop Statue

Honor the moment one of our own made history by showing the world that innovation, along with talent, can take you to new heights.

This work of art, designed by Ellen Tykeson, pays homage to the day Dick Fosbury changed the landscape of his sport through innovation, determination and the will to be better.

Make a gift in support of this amazing innovator, Olympic champion philanthropist, teacher, and most importantly, Oregon State alumnus.

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$50

Historic Anniversary

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Fosbury Flop on the world stage.

$74.25

USA Measurement

In honor of the height in feet and inches (7' 4.25") Dick Fosbury elevated to during his jump-off in the 1968 Olympic finals.

$224

Meter Measurement

In honor of the height in meters (2.24) Dick Fosbury elevated to during his jump-off in the 1968 Olympic finals.

$412

Weight of Gold

In honor of the actual weight in grams of a gold medal like the one Dick Fosbury captured in 1968.

$1,020

Record-Setting Date

In honor of the actual date (October 20) Dick Fosbury jumped into the history books in the finals of the Olympics in Mexico City.

$1,968

Olympic Year

In honor of the year Dick Fosbury unveiled his new high jump technique at the Olympic Games in Mexico City.

$5,000

New Heights

Honor the innovation of Dick Fosbury by taking your support of this project to a new height

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