January 25, 2018 Sonya Davidson Lifestyle, Sports
As we get ready for the Olympic Winter Games, here’s a great documentary to check out! Champions vs Legends is a fascinating look at the science of winter sports and features Olympic and world champion athletes. What has changed over the years to improve an athlete’s chances in competitive sports? Are today’s world-class winter athletes really better, stronger, faster than athletes of the past? Or are the impacted by the latest development in technology?
Champions vs Legends pits Olympic and world champion athletes of today against yesteryear’s heroes and investigates. Steve Haake, renowned UK-based sports scientist, travels to Canada, Germany and Austria, to meet eight world-class winter athletes impacted by the latest developments in technology and puts them to the test. The documentary features athletes including Shea Weber, NHL All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Christine Nesbitt, Canadian speedster and Olympic gold medalist, Manuel Feller, Alpine ski champion, Max Arndt and Alex Rödiger, German bobsledders and world champions, Anna Schaffelhuber, German para-alpine skier and five-time Olympic gold medalist.