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Yu-Na Kim Makes Some Off-Season Cash

Did you know that Yu-Na Kim was the second highest earning athlete at the 2010 Olympics? She made more than 8 million dollars last year in product endorsements. And that was before she was Olympic champion! Yu-Na has been hard at it, endorsing everything from mascara to smoothie drinks to air conditioning units. Brian Orser [...]

How Figure Skating Works: Triple Lutz-Triple Toe Tutorial

Every now and then I try to explain the physics of figure skating. Since I majored in Fine Arts, not Physics, my explanations usually break down into violent arm gestures and long-winded diatribes on why figure skating is impossibly difficult! So, I was delighted to discover this articulate and beautifully rendered tutorial on the physics [...]