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Answer these questions about the video you have just watched:

When was the record set?

What did witnesses of the record think of it?

What name did the record receive?

Describe Beamon's jump: give details such as length, time, consequences, and so on.

Did Beamon realize straight away about the length of his jump? Why/ Why not?

Can you tell the exact measure of the jump, both in metric and non-metric systems?

What happened to Beamon right after finding out about the record? What caused it?

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