Avoiding Sport Injuries Through Technology | The Tech Race

Welcome to The Tech Race. Each athlete is unique, a puzzle composed of different qualities, such as force, flexibility, power and velocity, that determine performance. But how does an athlete know their true state? Awareness is the first step to improvement. (EXHAUSTIVE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS) There has never been as much information available to athletes as…

Does Sex Affect Athletic Performance?

With over 100,000 condoms ordered in 2010 for the Vancouver Winter Olympics, it’s obvious – a little extra physical activity goes on during the Games. But, does this sexual excitement before competition influence an athlete’s performance? Many ancient civilizations, including the Greeks, believed that semen was divine and contained a man’s strength. Today, some athletes…

Team USA’s Chris Mosier continues to break barriers for trans athletes | Identify

In 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) advised that transgender athletes can compete without undergoing surgery, making history in the sports world. The views expressed in this content are those of the persons featured and do not necessarily reflect the views of the IOC or any of their affiliated entities. (CHRIS MOSIER IS THE FIRST…

Sarah Atcho runs through the Lausanne 2020 Olympic Village

[Music] Hi everyone! I’m Sarah Atcho, Olympic athlete from Lausanne. I’m in front of the Vortex, the new Olympic Village for the Youth Olympic Games 2020. It will welcome nearly 2’000 athletes. I can’t wait to see it! [Music] Did you know? This beautiful village will become a student residence. What a legacy! Let’s go…

Golfing with Special Olympic Athletes | Adventures In Golf Season 4

Hi, I’m Erik. And this is– (IN UNISON) “Adventures in Golf.” That was perfect. [LAUGHS] [MUSIC PLAYING] For me, a good adventure in golf is made up of multiple parts, part travel, part golf, obviously, and part learning experience. For this episode, the emphasis is directly placed on the learning experience. I’ve traveled just 20…

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…

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first snurfing competition in 1968. Over…