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National Science Foundation

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

Alpine skiing and vibration damping: Heath Calhoun, Julia Mancuso: 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.

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