Snowboarding crash: Shaun White lands on head during Olympic qualifier

And Shaun is down. A nasty crash at Mammoth Mountain in California, as snowboarder Shaun White runs into trouble during a qualifier for the US Olympic Slopestyle team. And Shaun is down. Man, he took a tough one right there. We have a great medical staff also to patrol out Continue Reading

Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

♫MUSIC♫ LIAM McHUGH: It’s a high-flying, gravity-defying freestyle skiing event making its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia – ski slopestyle. One of the leading contenders for the United States is 19-year-old Nick Goepper, one of the top slopestyle skiers in the world. NICK GOEPPER: Slopestyle is to me one of Continue Reading

Science of the Olympic Winter Games: Figure Skating Physics

♫MUSIC♫ LIAM McHUGH: From Olympic champion Evan Lysacek… EVAN LYSACEK: Imagine what it’s like to hurl your body in the air and rotate four times. McHUGH: …to Olympic hopeful Ashley Wagner… ASHLEY WAGNER: This is what I’ve been working for my entire career. McHUGH: …figure skaters push themselves through incredible Continue Reading

Sesame Street: Ice Skating School | Murray Had a Little Lamb

CHILDREN (SINGING): Murray has a little lamb. LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA (RAPPING): Yo, Murray has a little lamb who wears a little bow. CHILDREN: Go Murray. LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA (RAPPING): Together they go everywhere amigos like to go. BOY: M– Murray. LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA (RAPPING): He follows her to school each day. They run, Continue Reading