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Old 03-11-2010, 02:59 AM   #21 (permalink)
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4 feet? That's it? I heard GSP could fly?
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Old 03-11-2010, 03:04 AM   #22 (permalink)
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4 feet means 120 cm. I recently jumped on a platform which is 108(my max) cm high, so 120 cm is not that impressive for a professional athlete.
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What means 4' ?

Camera angle sucks.
It means 1.2 m, and I kind of expected GSP to be able to jump at least that high.

I still think jumping out of a pool is more impressive.
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who knows if its even 4feet, they dont say anything about it in the video and its hard to tell from just watching it
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Old 03-11-2010, 11:05 AM   #25 (permalink)
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4 feet? That's it? I heard GSP could fly?
He can, he just saves it for his secret superhero activities.

Nice kihai BTW.
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Athleticism personified. You need some serious fast twitch muscle fibres to do that shit. I reckon his explosive front squats have greatly contributed to it too.
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Wasn't a vertical jump measured with straight legs (while in air)?
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It's already been brought up, but that's not a 'vertical leap'.

It's also not particularly impressive (although there's plenty that GSP does that is). I was able to clear cyclone fences with a leap by the time I was 20 or so (haven't tried it in a few years and my plyo training has lapsed a bit, but I like to think I could still pull it off ). Penn jumping out of the water is a much bigger feat, not that GSP was attempting to one up him here.
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that isn't a vertical.

impressive? Yea...but many athletes can do that.
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