News tagged with sprinter

Timing is everything in Tour de France sprints

They say there is no such thing as second place in the Tour de France. The competition is hot, and the individual cyclists and their teams need to cover every possible detail in order to get the edge required to win.

dateJul 07, 2015 in Telecom
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How to win a Tour de France sprint

The final dash to the line in a Tour de France sprint finish may appear to the bystander to be a mess of bodies trying to cram into the width of a road, but there is a high degree of strategy involved. It takes tactics, positioning ...

dateJul 22, 2014 in Other
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Incy wincy spider?

Whether it's two lions fighting over a pride or two butterflies fighting over a sunny spot, decades of nature shows have led the average watcher to conclude that bigger, stronger males win competitions.

dateFeb 21, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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How Usain Bolt can run faster -- effortlessly

Usain Bolt can achieve faster running times with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness, according to a study published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American ...

dateApr 04, 2012 in Mathematics
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