One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See high jump
- ‘In fact Leona is ranked third in the country among all female high jumpers, which is a clear indication of her talent.’
- ‘Sweden also had a Games to remember, heptathlete Carolina Kluft, triple jumper Christian Olsson and high jumper Stefan Holm all winning gold in the space of 24 hours.’
- ‘Oxford's high jumpers also had a successful day, with one-two finishes for both the men and women.’
- ‘Cuba's legendary high jumper Javier Sotomayor finally won gold with a record jump of 2.43 metres after six hours of competition.’
- ‘Most high jumpers gain speed with a long, running start, plant one foot and then dive over the bar back first.’
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