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Alpine skiing and vibration damping: Science of the Olympic Winter Games


Alpine skiing and vibration damping: Julia Mancuso, Heath Calhoun

Kam Leang, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Tom Watson, of Watson Performance in Hood River, Ore., describe how advanced materials and engineering help reduce unwanted vibration, optimizing the performance of athletes.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation

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