Those Olympic athletes sure do train hard. If you’ve been watching the Sochi Olympics – sitting warm and comfortable on you couch – maybe you’ve wondered, “What if I trained that hard? Could I be an Olympic athlete?”
Here’s a video from asapSCIENCE on which is more important to your athletic success, your genes or hard work.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as an EarthSky.org Editor, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She and her husband live in Tennessee, where they enjoy guitar playing and singing. They have 2 grown sons.