Video Of The Week - The Science Behind Ariel Skiing

By Meera Dolasia on January 25, 2010

As you probably know, behind every successful athlete is a successful technique, which more often than not, is based on commonly known scientific principals. As we count down to the 2010 Winter Olympics, we will examine some of the extreme winter sports and the simple scientific principals behind them.

This week, we analyze the sport of Freestyle Ariel's, where athletes are judged on their ability to perform seemingly impossible jumps in mid-air. As you will see from the video below, the basis of these jumps is three simple twisting techniques you can practice in your classrooms - Watch and learn!

source:nsf.gov

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  • WhattheHai2/24/2014
    kewllll!!!!
    • Notch2/24/2014
      realllly kewl
      • tytar
        tytar2/24/2014
        That was epic
        • dcjejvnnrveuruv2/22/2014
          ssssooooooo ccccccooooooooolllllllllll and rad
          • HeroBrine2/22/2014
            So cool this is so awsome!
            • donald 2/7/2014
              awsome
              • Mine raft2/7/2014
                Cool
                • isrgsseh1/22/2014
                  cool i am awesome and i am trying out for the olymics
                  • coolboy10/18/2013
                    that's cool
                    • coolboy10/18/2013
                      that's cool

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