Meet South America’s fastest 17-year-old on roller Speed Skates | Heroes of the Future

My name is Juan Pablo Arango. I am 17 years old. I’m from Colombia and I practice roller speed skating. My greatest goal would be to classify for the Olympic Games. It would fill me with pride, because of how important it is. (JUAN PABLO IS ONE OF (THE WORLD’S Continue Reading

Can Athletes from Tropical Countries compete in Winter Olympics? | Burning Questions

Pristine beaches, crystal-clear seas, and balmy temperatures. Where better for an athlete to prepare for the Winter Olympic games? Snowy powerhouses like Norway and Canada will be expected to dominate proceedings at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. But what about those countries where ice would be nice and snow is Continue Reading

The Story of the Most Surprising Gold Medal: Steven Bradbury | Olympics on the Record

There’s Steven Bradbury, first on the left, lining up for the final of the men’s 1,000m speed-skating event at Salt Lake City. He was competing in his first Olympic men’s final at the age of 30, a career highlight for a veteran athlete who had paid his dues in a Continue Reading

South Korea demands figure skating probe after Kim loses gold but IOC won’t probe judging row

South Korea have demanded a review of the controversial Olympic Games women’s figure skating competition which saw national heroine Kim Yu-Na beaten to gold by Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova.Defending Olympic champion Kim was relegated to the silver medal position by the Russian 17-year-old in Thursday’s free skate despite putting in an Continue Reading

Speed Skating’s World-Famous Mopping Band | Groupies

The best mopping band in the whole world, here’s Kleintje Pils. Kleintje Pils is good fun. It’s an old Dutch tradition and they’ve been around the world. They create the vibe, the people. Just like tulips, cheese and clogs they’re a part of Dutch culture. (GROUPIES) (SASSENHEIM, NETHERLANDS KLEINTJE PILS Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

How To Improve Your Swimming Turns ft. Coach Jack Bauerle | Olympians’ Tips

Hi, I’m Jack Bauerle, Olympic swimming coach. And whether it be starts or turns or strokes, these are the things that help us make Olympians out of the kids that are here swimming with us. Turns are going to be really important because what we talk about is speed in Continue Reading

How tough is an Ice Dancing Workout? | Hitting the Wall

Come on. Come on. (HITTING THE WALL) (KARINA AND CARMEN (TRAIN FOR ICE DANCING) We’ve been so lucky with the weather, huh? I know. It’s been hot every single day. I’m actually starting to get kind of warm. So we should probably go cool off. And we’ve had a lot Continue Reading