Gymnast Leaping Through Legs
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This is a black-and-white photograph of a Springfield College gymnast leaping through the legs of eight of his teammates, who are standing on their heads. In the background, a crowd watches from the bleachers. This was most likely performed during one of the many exhibition shows that Springfield College put on over the years. The history of gymnastics at Springfield College stretches nearly as far back as the school’s founding in 1885. Leslie Judd, widely considered a father of modern gymnastics, was the team’s first coach. Dr. James Naismith, the creator of basketball, was an early member of the team.
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Springfield College--Gymnastics--Exhibition team
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- Chicago citation style
- Gymnast Leaping Through Legs. 1955-1975. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/7836. (Accessed June 20, 2018.)
- APA citation style
- (1955-1975) Gymnast Leaping Through Legs. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/7836
- MLA citation style
- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/7836>.