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Science and engineering of the Olympic Winter Games: Physics of slopestyle skiing

Physics of slopestyle skiing: Nick Goepper: Jordan Gerton, a professor of physics at the University of Utah describes how Nick Goepper, a 2013 world champion slopestyle skier, will need to follow the laws of physics and rotational motion in order to nail his gravity-defying tricks in Goepper's quest for Olympic gold in this freestyle skiing event debuting in Sochi.

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