The Most Dangerous Sports Only For Awesome People

Everyone has its own fear. But the greatest fear is nothing compared to the next 10 most extreme sports. – For the first we will go to Mexico. There in the midst of the impassable jungle, far from civilization is one of the deepest karst caves in the world. it’s depth is over 1200 feet….

Science of the Winter Olympics – Downhill Science

♪music♪ LESTER HOLT, anchor: In February, Olympic skiers will race down Vancouver’s Whistler Mountain at speeds of up to 90 miles an hour. Watch as scientists and researchers funded by the National Science Foundation explain the physics of this downhill thrill ride. ♪music♪ TED LIGETY (U.S. Ski Team – Alpine): You’re trying to go as…

Science of the Winter Olympics – Snowboarding

♪music♪ LESTER HOLT, Anchor: The stakes are high for the snowboarders in Vancouver, as they try to master new tricks to unseat the star of Torino, American Shaun White. But to get “max air” off the half-pipe without losing their balance, they might want to check out this experiment that Paul Doherty, a physicist funded…