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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 …

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How Jessica Gallagher became Australia’s first Para-Alpine Ski Queen! | Game Breakers

How Jessica Gallagher became Australia’s first Para-Alpine Ski Queen! | Game Breakers

Growing up in Australia as an Aussie kid, I didn’t really know that the winter world existed. Our winters are very short – they’re usually not very good in terms of snowfall. If you’d said to me as a 15-year-old child that I was going to become the first Australian woman to win a winter …

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How to Work your Leg Adductors like a Freestyle Skier | Olympians’ Tips

How to Work your Leg Adductors like a Freestyle Skier | Olympians’ Tips

(MY WORKOUT) Hi, I’m Ashley Caldwell, and I’m an Olympian. And I’m going to take you through a couple of exercises to show you how we strengthen our adductors to keep our skis together in the air, and also how we strengthen our legs so that we can make perfect landings. So the first exercise …

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The Legend of the Crazy Canucks Olympic Alpine Skiing Team | On the Line

The Legend of the Crazy Canucks Olympic Alpine Skiing Team | On the Line

From 1975 to 1984, the Crazy Canucks defined what it meant to be the best in the world, mostly in downhill, but it defined it because they were individuals who worked together, who pushed each other, who encouraged and empowered each other to beat whatever came their way, regardless of the size of the team, …

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How Tina Maze became a sports icon in Skiing | Legends Live On

How Tina Maze became a sports icon in Skiing | Legends Live On

She always had fabulous technique. She had a natural gift for gliding. Tina is the strongest yet the most fragile athlete in modern downhill skiing. My career was like a roller-coaster, I would say. There’ll never be anybody like Tina, for the next 200 years. (LEGENDS LIVE ON) (CRNA NA KOROSKEM) Skiing in Crna is …

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How to use the Trampoline for Freestyle Skiing | Olympians’ Tips

How to use the Trampoline for Freestyle Skiing | Olympians’ Tips

(HOW TO…) Hi, I’m Ashley Caldwell and I’m an Olympian. And I’m gonna show you a few things we do on the trampoline to help perfect our technique for when we’re doing freestyle aerial skiing. The trampolines are really important for my sport of freestyle skiing. It really helps you increase your acrobatic awareness, and …