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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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La glisse parfaite de la pierre de curling – Scilabus 12

La glisse parfaite de la pierre de curling – Scilabus 12

The curling stone is made of non-polished granite and weighs about 20kg (4.4 pounds). It features a handle to help players push it and give it some kind of rotation. The art of “curling” resides in the control of the stone’s trajectory. In order to have the most efficient glide, the friction between the stone …

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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 …