One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See high hurdles
- ‘The high hurdler became the first Chinese athlete to win an Olympic athletics title when he stormed to victory in the 110 metres hurdles in a time which equalled the world record set by Britain's Colin Jackson in 1993.’
- ‘American Allen Johnson became the most successful high hurdler in world championship history with his fourth title.’
- ‘Has broken the 13-second barrier eight times during his career which makes him the best in-depth high hurdler ever.’
- ‘For Edwards and Colin Jackson, the finishing line is approaching, although the triple jumper is less clear about when he will call it a day than the high hurdler who maintains he will quit after the world indoor championships next spring.’
- ‘Henry Andrade, an Olympic high hurdler who is a dual citizen of Cape Verde and the United States, trained to represent Cape Verde in the Atlanta Olympics.’
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