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Anatomy of a Steeplechaser: How their Physique Helps Their Stamina

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes, to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! ..as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A STEEPLECHASER) In the track and field programme, the 3,000-metres steeplechase really is one of those brutal events. Classically when you look …

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It’s Not All Work | Angelina’s, Morgan’s and Yile’s lives beyond the gym | All Around | Ep. 7

It’s Not All Work | Angelina’s, Morgan’s and Yile’s lives beyond the gym | All Around | Ep. 7

I decided I needed a holiday to fully relax, before the Olympic year. This was the first time I have had such a long break. It was my first time on a snowboard. My coach was like, “it is too dangerous!” I don’t think there’s anything bad in trying something new. It’s interesting, snowboarding actually …

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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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Archery vs Curling | Can They Switch Sports? | Sports Swap Challenge

Archery vs Curling | Can They Switch Sports? | Sports Swap Challenge

My name is Niklas Edin, I’m a curling player from Sweden. You need to be calm out there and really calculate what you should do and when to do it. (OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI 2014 BRONZE MEDALLIST) I’m Lisa Unruh, I’m from Berlin, and my sport is archery. The most important thing is to have the …

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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 …