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What We’re Learning from The First Swim Across the Pacific

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Ben Lecomte is currently (right now!) in the middle of swimming 5,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean. While this is awesome on its own, what’s truly amazing is the amount of scientific data they’re picking up along the way.

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6 minutes

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Amazing–Even If You’re Not a Fan

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Take a quick peek at an amazing athlete’s work, using his talents to have some fun and best of all, you can trust this source! Here’s a guest writer who actually played with this great talent!

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13 minutes

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Swooping Into New Perspectives: Speedflying

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The inspiration to fly quietly, light as air, as been the stuff of dreams for many since childhood. Now many forms of flight make that possible, but have you heard of Speedflying?

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10 minutes

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How to Get Better at Just About Anything!

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Are you practicing correctly? Can you even learn a new skill as you age? Why is practice even important? Our brains are capable of a lot, especially if we know the best way to teach them!

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20 minutes

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Biking for Equality in Afghanistan

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Can a bike break down cultural barriers? Cyclist and National Geographic Adventurer Shannon Gilpin takes us to Afghanistan where she is helping to break down barriers to equality one bike ride at a time!

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4 minutes

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Soccer Without Sight: Finding Joy in the Beautiful Game!

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So often we forget to nurture and savor the moment in the things that make us truly joyful. Here’s the powerful way one man’s life was changed by finding exactly where his joy came from!

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16 minutes

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What We’re Getting Wrong About Concussions

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Do helmets really protect us from a concussion? It turns out there is a lot we don’t know and a lot we have completely wrong when it comes to this seemingly common form of brain trauma!

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15 minutes

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Shattering the Records: Are We Getting Faster, Better, and Stronger?

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This Olympics we have seen records broken, ceilings shattered, and remarkable feats of athleticism. Are athletes really getting better or is there something else happening here? Here’s the remarkable answer…

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22 minutes

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Basketball: The Beauty and Balance of the Game

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As we watch people who are incredibly talented in their field whether in sport, art, or everyday work, we watch the evolution of their craft. This is the story of how basketball became the game of beauty and balance we know today!

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13 minutes

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Liquid Spirit: Athlete Turned Jazz Musician

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Gregory Porter had his whole life planned, but when fate intervened, he found what was just beneath the surface…

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55 minutes

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Free Diving: Letting Limitations Go

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Through a chance meeting, freediving lessons taught us to rethink our own limitations and leave them behind. Learn to do that yourself in today’s article.

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34 minutes

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Diana Nyad: “Find A Way!”

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Today’s EWC story has it all: amazing inspiration, fascinating science, extreme sports, and a recipe for aging well! We are really pushing back the limits today folks!

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9 minutes

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Bewildering Badminton: The Fastest Sport

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What’s the fastest, most bewilderingly strenuous sport in the world?! It turns out the answer – badminton – will surprise you as to why when we look at the science of the sport.

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