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The Sheep Farming Brothers Aiming at Curling Gold at PyeongChang 2018 | Day Jobs

The Sheep Farming Brothers Aiming at Curling Gold at PyeongChang 2018 | Day Jobs

DAY JOBS (THOMAS & GLEN MUIRHEAD, FARMERS (CURLING, GREAT BRITAIN) I am one of those people where I am not good at being bad at things. If I want to do something, I either have to try and be the best at it or just not do it at all. It relates to here on …

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Science of the Winter Olympics – Suit Up

Science of the Winter Olympics – Suit Up

♪music♪ LESTER HOLT, anchor: Olympic athletes have long worn special competition clothing to get an edge, and science and technology continue to improve on what they wear. Hear from the athletes and Cornell professor Melissa Hines, a materials researcher funded by the National Science Foundation, how the latest in competition suits will go to work …

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How Alpine Skiing is Scored in the Paralympics | Start Your Impossible | NowThis

How Alpine Skiing is Scored in the Paralympics | Start Your Impossible | NowThis

All these guys are racing against each other and nobody really looks the same In the world of Para Alpine Skiing the fastest times get the gold, pretty simple right? What if determining the fastest time wasn’t really simple at all. What if it was about more than just pressing a stopwatch. What if in …

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Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Nature has been very kind to us. The Ailsa Craig has been known for fine granite for curling stones for over a century. Andrew Kay knew it and people even before Andrew Kay knew to use Ailsa Craig granite for curling stones. You can go through history and you’ll find even over two hundred years …

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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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Lausanne 2020: Norway’s curling gold and frozen lake speed skating I CBC Kids News

Lausanne 2020: Norway’s curling gold and frozen lake speed skating I CBC Kids News

♪ [upbeat] Arjun:Gold in the house.Announcer: This for the gold medal.Arjun:And, commotion on the lake for the masses to enjoy.♪ ♪ Hey guys. Arjun Ram here forCBC Kids News.We’re officially over the halfway mark at the2020 Winter Youth Olympic Gamesin Lausanne, Switzerland. This competition is just flying by, day seven of the games had plenty …