Henrikson’s long jump record lasts 43 years at Central High School

Ken “Fuzzy” Henrikson’s 1968 record of 22 feet, 2 inches in the long jump for Central High School stood for 43 years until Alec Rupe surpassed it last spring with a jump of 22 feet, 10 inches during the Colorado State Track and Field Championships. Henrikson’s mispelled name and his long jump record are still displayed in the school’s hallway on the athletic record board behind him.



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Ken “Fuzzy” Henrikson’s 1968 record of 22 feet, 2 inches in the long jump for Central High School stood for 43 years until Alec Rupe surpassed it last spring with a jump of 22 feet, 10 inches during the Colorado State Track and Field Championships. Henrikson’s mispelled name and his long jump record are still displayed in the school’s hallway on the athletic record board behind him.

When Alec Rupe jumped 22 feet,  10 inches in the long jump at the Class 5A state track meet last spring, it surpassed a 43-year-old Central High School record. Although it was a…




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