Might as well jump.

Grade 8’s are coming to the end of the Track and Field unit. In this unit students compete in a number of Track and Field events. The earn points for each performance in the event. The final grade is determined by their top 3 events.

Check out some action from the Long Jump

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLWmXyQEr9g[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULe3zBiQMMA[/youtube]

Compare yourself to the world record jumps below!

Long Jump World Record for Women (Galina Chistyakova – 7.52m Leningrad 1988)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlQrnP1DN7Q[/youtube]

Long Jump World Record for Men (Mike Powell – 8.95m Tokyo 1991)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N7qMqx9rNs[/youtube]

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