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My58SuperStar: Teen water skiing champ doesn’t let disability define him

My58SuperStar: Teen water skiing champ doesn’t let disability define him

SKIER WILL NOT LET HIS DISABILITY DEFINE HIM. WE HAVE MORE FROM ELK GROVE.>>THE FREEDOM.>>GLIDING FREELY.>>JUST LIKE FLOATING ON THE WATER.>>IT HAS BECOME A LIFESTYLE FOR CONNOR.>>HE TEARS UP THE LAKE IN HIS ADAPTIVE WATER SKI CHAIR.>>MY BRAIN IS NOT USING MUSCLES FROM MY MID THIGH DOWN>>IT IS VERY RARE DISABILITY. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?>>IT …

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How to master Backstroke Swimming | Learn from an Olympic Medallist | Olympians’ Tips

How to master Backstroke Swimming | Learn from an Olympic Medallist | Olympians’ Tips

(upbeat music) – Hey guys, Elizabeth Beisel here. I’m a three time Olympic swimmer for Team USA. In London 2012, I won the bronze in the 200 meter backstroke, and the silver in the 400 meter individual medley. Today we’re gonna be working on backstroke tips and tricks, let’s get in the pool and try …

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What are those curlers actually shouting? | Burning Questions

What are those curlers actually shouting? | Burning Questions

Curling has been described as chess on ice, but with more shouting! Think Wall Street traders… ..but more slippery. One of the world’s oldest team sports, curling, originated in the 16th century in Scotland, where games were played on frozen ponds and lochs. Scottish immigrants brought the game to Canada in the 18th century, where …

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Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Iran is not what the rest of the world thinks it is. People think the hijab stops Iranian women from doing what they want to do. Our women can be just as strong as the men. (FAR FROM HOME, PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE) (6 UNLIKELY STORIES OF OLYMPIC HOPE) (TEHRAN, IRAN) Are you ready? The way …

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Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – Stories To Watch. Curling. Curling appeared at the Olympics in 1924. After that it dipped on and off as a demonstration sport mainly, but did not become an Olympic regular again till 1998. The game itself rewards good concentration, steady nerves and team strategy, with one person sliding the rock and one …

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Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

What Manuela achieved at Lillehammer was incredible and perhaps unrepeatable. I wouldn’t have achieved it if I had not believed since I was a child, that girls like me who love cross-country skiing, could achieve great things in sport. Following Lillehammer, Manuela has left a historic and indelible mark as an athlete and as a …