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At this year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, we may see quad corks in Big Air Snowboarding or in Freestyle Skiing -- and we'll see quad twists and quad jumps in Figure Skating. But have we reached the limit of what's possible? To do a quad, a skater's got less than a second to turn their body four times in the air. WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez set out to find out why five...is almost impossible. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Why It's Almost Impossible to Do a Quintuple Jump | WIRED
Double Olympic snowboarding champion Shaun White is making a difference to people through his inspirational charity work. These legends made history, but their legacy lives on. Where are Olympic heroes now and how are they inspiring future generations? http://bit.do/LLO-EN Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Visit the Olympic Channel, where the Games never end: http://www.olympicchannel.com
Chloe Kim's historic perfect score in the halfpipe at the 2016 U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix in Park City. Chloe had already clinched first place but chose to throw down the first back to back 1080s in women's snowboarding history.
TechZone ► https://goo.gl/Gj3wZs If you like to watch sports events, you've probably noticed that the competition is especially intense in the last few seconds. At this point the medal winner is decided, and many athletes often save strength for the final second. But sometimes in those situations, a few moments before the end of the game, or the race, really amazing things happen. Call them what you will: miracles, unexpected comebacks, incredible results, but in the end it's the same. These seconds are remembered for a long time by fans and enter the history of the sport. Today we've gathered the best final moments for you, so...
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Chloe Kim was an emerging force in snowboarding when she qualified for the 2014 Olympics at age 13, and she continues to win.
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