List of jumping activities

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Track events[edit]

  • High jump, in which athletes jump over horizontal bars.
  • Hurdling, a foot race in which runners leap over hurdles.
  • Long jump, where the objective is to leap horizontally as far as possible.
  • Pole vault, in which a person uses a long, flexible pole as an aid to jump over a bar.
  • Triple jump, the objective is to leap horizontally as far as possible, in a series of three jumps.

Sports[edit]

Animal sports[edit]

Early motion picture of a horse jumping
  • Dog agility, in which a dog traverses various obstacles, including jumps.
  • Show jumping and Eventing, competitions where a horse jumps over fences.
  • Fox hunting, in which horses and fox hounds jump over fences and other obstacles.