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Chile’s First Olympic Gold – González & Massú on Men’s Tennis Doubles 2004 | Olympic Rewind

Chile’s First Olympic Gold – González & Massú on Men’s Tennis Doubles 2004 | Olympic Rewind

Our priority as players was always playing in the singles, but we knew each other very well. Fernando and I grew up playing doubles together from a early age, and we had a particular style playing doubles, very different to other players. We use to play on the baseline, almost like a game of singles. The other players didn’t like to go against us. You are worried about how the match is developing, you never know what can happen in…

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How Chips Can Help Running Performance | The Tech Race

How Chips Can Help Running Performance | The Tech Race

Welcome to the Tech Race. Shoes that are able to take care of your health – let’s see what makes them so smart. (PRECISION, POWER, PERFORMANCE, TRAINING, DATA, SPEED) (ENDURANCE, GADGET, SMART SHOES FOR RUNNERS) Watching an athlete running seems as natural as breathing – however, if the posture or force of impact is wrong, there can be severe consequences. Most of the injuries occur when the runner was fatigued. Bio-mechanics becomes erratic – I mean, when you have high…

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Can fitness influencers handle a water polo workout from Team Italy? | Hitting the Wall

Can fitness influencers handle a water polo workout from Team Italy? | Hitting the Wall

(HITTING THE WALL) (CARMEN & KARINA TRAIN FOR WATER POLO) – We are in Italy. – What? And we’re going to do water polo today. Oh, my gosh. – Hopefully not in here. – Hopefully not. But I’m very excited to go meet Mateo. Let’s go get breakfast. (RAPALLO, LIGURIA, ITALY) My name is Matteo Aicardi, and I’m an Italian Olympic water polo player. I think hitting the wall is the secret to reach your goals. Because if you don’t…

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Aleksandar Rakic UFC – Weightlifting for MMA – Find the Power Position for Snatch

Aleksandar Rakic UFC – Weightlifting for MMA – Find the Power Position for Snatch

It’s a backwards movement. This may not be the correct biomechanics, that we would like, but it is important to set the impulse, so that the hip knows where the anchor point is. And for snatching it’s the same anchor point. And look at the T-shirt. Another one. The T-shirt is pulled upwards. This means, he has body contact. He is quite close to the stomach. Why are you doing this? I do that – That’s what Torokhtiy said, right?…

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Cuban Boxers found a creative way of Weight Training | Arriba Cuba

Cuban Boxers found a creative way of Weight Training | Arriba Cuba

(GYM WORKOUT DO IT YOURSELF – CUBAN STYLE) Due to the economic situation in the country we have taken upon ourselves to create the tools for the teaching of sports. Here in Cuba, we are very resourceful and nothing ever stops us. Since we don’t have the necessary means we go to a mechanic and recycle any spare part that may be useful to our training. We found these spare parts, they are car parts, and we brought them here…

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How Renaud Lavillenie Broke the Pole Vault Olympic Record | Olympics on the Record

How Renaud Lavillenie Broke the Pole Vault Olympic Record | Olympics on the Record

Sometimes in sport, as in life, you just have to roll the dice. Renaud Lavillenie of France is competing in the biggest event of his sporting life – the men’s pole vault final, at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. And he’s gambling everything on one jump. You see, he’s currently in the bronze medal position and he’s missed his last two attempts. If he makes this one, he’ll move into the gold medal position. If he misses, he still…

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The Mistake That Cost Sven Kramer Olympic Gold | Strangest Moments

The Mistake That Cost Sven Kramer Olympic Gold | Strangest Moments

There aren’t many rules to Olympic speed-skating. Get around the rink as quickly as possible. That’s the gist. The fastest man or woman wins. But there’s one rule you have to remember – there are only two lanes on the speed-skating track and you have to skate one lap in one lane and then the next lap in the other. It’s simple, really. Alternate. This lane, then that lane, then this lane, then that lane. Lap after lap. The whole…

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Kids vocabulary – Olympic Sports – Game of Sports – Learn English for kids – educational video

Kids vocabulary – Olympic Sports – Game of Sports – Learn English for kids – educational video

Olympic Sports Olympic Wow, the Olympic games now begin! archery archery athletics athletics badminton badminton basketball basketball boxing boxing canoeing and kayaking canoeing and kayaking cycling cycling equestrian equestrian diving diving fencing fencing golf golf gymnastics gymnastics handball handball hockey hockey judo judo modern pentathlon modern pentathlon rhythmic gymnastics rhythmic gymnastics rowing rowing sailing sailing shooting shooting soccer soccer swimming swimming synchronized swimming synchronized swimming table tennis table tennis taekwondo taekwondo tennis tennis trampoline trampoline triathlon triathlon volleyball volleyball water…

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

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 tough and dangerous sport. Bradbury had been in the speed skating game for 12 years, travelling the world representing Australia in numerous international championships, including three Olympic Winter Games. Along…

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The Day an Olympic Wrestling Legend was Defeated | Strangest Moments

The Day an Olympic Wrestling Legend was Defeated | Strangest Moments

Greco-Roman Wrestling is not for the meek or the mild. It’s contested by some of the toughest, scariest men on the planet. And the toughest, scariest fighters of all can be found competing in the Super Heavyweight division. Within that division, one man reigned supreme for more than a decade. And this wasn’t simply a case of being top dog. It was historic. It was utter domination. You can learn a lot about a man from his nicknames. Russian Bear….

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