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Representing one's country in the Olympics is one of the highest honors an athlete can attain. Olympians personify discipline, commitment and work ethic. Learn about the sacrifices these athletes make to get to the summit of their sport, and discover workout routines, tips and techniques they use, so you can push yourself to a world-class level.

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Fearless Femme: Freeskier Angeli Vanlaanen

Photo Credit: Mark Von Roy When pro skier Angeli Vanlaanen dropped into her 2008 X Games competition run, she was at the height of her career. As...

Fearless Femme: Pro Freeskier Roz G

Credit: Chip Kalback At the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the world will bear witness to the first-ever half-pipe freeskiing event, called SuperPipe. Among...

After Snapping His Leg, Sprinter Manteo Mitchell Eyes Olympic Comeback

Photo via theepochtimes.com "Four years for 44 seconds." That's all Team USA's Manteo Mitchell could think about at the halfway point of his leg o...

Taylor Ritzel: The Row To Rio

Editor's Note: Taylor Ritzel was 23 years old and not long out of Yale University when she won a gold medal with the U.S. Women's Rowing team at the...

Archery Popularized by Blockbuster Hits

The prize for most-watched sport on cable TV during the first week of the 2012 Summer Olympics goes to... archery? Yes, it's true! From a simpl...

5 Made-for-TV Movies About Olympic Athletes

Incredible athletes with inspiring backstories performed at their ultimate peak during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Collectively and individually, Am...

We Now Join "The Road to Rio 2016," Already in Progress

Being an Olympian requires levels of dedication and discipline that few athletes possess. Training cycles stretch for years to prime the body for ...

Three Training Lessons Learned from the London Olympics

For a fab fortnight, the 2012 Summer Olympics showcased amazing athletes, poignant stories and rousing competition. There's no doubt that the next g...

Olympian Bridget Franek on Motivation

The 2012 London Olympics welcomed several American newcomers, among them Bridget Franek. Although she did not medal in her event, the 3000m Steeplec...

Not For Sale: Gold Beats by Dre Studio Headphones

When Team USA locked up the men's basketball gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, they earned their share of immortality. Whether they could beat the or...

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