07 February 2014

The Science Behind The Winning of the Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics-Videos

Winter Olympics Events are fun to watch. All are glued to the television for the events. But, is it all fun and rigorous training? Is there science, that helps qualify which athletes perform consistently better to eventually bag the Gold for their country? Team and individual players all use the principles of Physics and Engineering to propel them into the big league of winners.
The National Science Foundation has an entire set of educational videos explaining the science and engineering behind each of the Olympic event. Updated 2014.

Below is the ski jumping event. And the science behind it. Enjoy!

So, what is your favorite event? Bobsledding,curling,....tell us in the Comments section below.

Click here to view the Youtube Video Playlist of 16 videos explaining the science behind some winter Olympics events. 

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