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Illustrated Sprint Hurdles Technique - Track & Field - About.com
The high hurdles races – 100 meters for women and 110 meters for men outdoors, 60 meters for both genders indoors – are sprints, but they're also technical ...
Track & Field hurdle events - About.com
Overview of Track & Field hurdle events. ... An illustrated, step-by-step guide for high hurdles competitors. ... The Basics of the 300 Intermediate Hurdles Event.
Olympic Hurdles Basics - Track & Field - About.com
What are Olympic hurdles? Winners of these events require sprinter's speed plus precise technique as the competitors glide over their obstacles on their way to ...
An Illustrated History of Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
The 110-meter hurdles were an original event in the first modern Olympics in 1896. But those competitors jumped over the hurdles, rather then striding over them ...
Introduction to Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
Ideally, runners glide over the hurdles without breaking stride and with minimum loss of speed. Runners may knock a hurdle down as they clear it, as long as the ...
Olympic Hurdle Events Rules - Track and Field
Both men and women run a 400-meter hurdle event. Men also run a 110-meter race while women run a 100-meter event. The rules for all hurdle events are the ...
Learning the Hurdles (Track and Field for Beginners) - Track & Field
There's a reason that the hurdles are considered running events, rather than jumping events. Reduced to simple terms, the ideal hurdler will basically run the ...
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
The first modern Olympics (for men only) in 1896 included 100- and 400-meter races and a 110-meter hurdles event. The 200-meter dash and 400-meter ...
Men's 400-Meter Hurdles World Records - Track & Field - About.com
Since 1912, the men's 400-meter hurdles world record has been officially broken or tied 21 times – 16 times by Americans. To put it another way, non-Americans ...
Women's 100-Meter Hurdles Records - Track & Field - About.com
Historically, women have run high hurdles races at a variety of distances. In the Olympics, women ran 80-meter hurdles from 1932 through 1968, before moving ...