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What Am I?

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S: What Am I? Angela Betterley

FC: What Am I? | Angela Betterley

1: I am used on a hard but rubbery surface...

2: Sometimes I am hit by knees...

3: Other times I am kicked...

4: Sometimes I am knocked down...

5: Other times I get broken...

6: I can be taller or shorter...

7: by the click of a button...

8: My life can be rough...

9: but I know some people love me...

10: Can you guess what I am?

12: I am a hurdle!

13: 1896 - 110 meter hurdles were an original event in the first modern Olympics but only for men 1900 - 400 meter hurdles were first run by men 1926 - 80 meter hurdles became an Olympic event for women 1972 - 100 meter hurdles replaced 80 meter hurdles for women 1984 - 400 hurdles were introduced for women When hurdling was first introduced, the sport was performed by simply jumping over the hurdles. This changed in 1900 with American Alvin Kraenzlein, who introduced a new striding technique for getting over the hurdles. This technique involved straightening the front leg while tucking the back leg underneath the body. | FACTS ABOUT HURDLES | of-hurdling/#ixzz27h4BZbil

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  • Title: What Am I?
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  • Published: over 5 years ago