Russia’s most successful gymnast, Svetlana Khorkina’s legend lives on | Legends Live On

She’s a sports legend. She’s a gymnastics legend throughout the world. I paved the way for gymnastics in the 21st century and for the great gymnasts. To stay ten years at this level is something unique. And she has this charisma, a certain attitude that makes you notice her. I’d have a one-on-one discussion with […]

Shaun White: The Guy who Raised the Bar in Snowboarding | Legends Live On

To be a legend in a sport you have to change it. You force the rest of the sport to become better because you exist. He’s just an incredible athlete and amazing competitor. I’ve done more in business and in life and these things than I ever have after winning the Olympics. There is that […]

Golfing with Special Olympic Athletes | Adventures In Golf Season 4

Hi, I’m Erik. And this is– (IN UNISON) “Adventures in Golf.” That was perfect. [LAUGHS] [MUSIC PLAYING] For me, a good adventure in golf is made up of multiple parts, part travel, part golf, obviously, and part learning experience. For this episode, the emphasis is directly placed on the learning experience. I’ve traveled just 20 […]

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first snurfing competition in 1968. Over […]

How Japanese Teen Ayumu Hirano defied USA’s Snowboarding Dominance | Game Breakers

Snowboarding is not a major sport in Japan. The pipes in Japan are not up to the standards of the rest of the world. But I always believe in myself and try to perform my best no matter how bad the conditions are. Instead of trying to flip as high as I can I prefer […]

Clara Hughes – The “Olympic Delinquent” Who Won Six Medals | Legends Live On

Everything I did in sport has just, like, I mean, it’s dictated the rest of my life. (LEGENDS LIVE ON CLARA HUGHES) I’m not a person that attaches memories to things. Like, my Olympic experiences, many of them ended with medals. Those medals don’t define what the experience was. Growing up I got into a […]

Can Susana Yabar Keep Up with Hugo Calderano’s Table Tennis Workout | Hitting the Wall

– Ready? – No. Oh! No, no, no! (HITTING THE WALL) I am Susana Yábar. I have a YouTube channel in Spain. And I came to Rio because I’ve been invited by Hugo. And I’m going to spend a day with him to see how he works out. I don’t think it’s going to be […]

Williams Sisters are the near Perfect Tennis Pair | The Olympics On The Record

You join us in the second set of the semifinals of the women’s doubles tennis competition at London 2012. Russia versus the United States. The winner goes through to the gold-medal match. What a great tie we have here today. Here’s Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia and they’re up against the might of […]

Katarina Witt – The Diva on Ice with a huge heart | Legends Live On

I must have been 5 or 6 when I first stepped onto the ice of my own free will. (LEGENDS LIVE ON KATARINA WITT) I fell in love with everything to do with it and begged my parents, “Please let me become an ice skater!” East Germany had put people into programmes and she chose […]

First Pro Trans Athlete Faces A Crossroads After Coming Out Publicly | Identify

(IN 2016, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE RULED (THAT TRANSGENDER ATHLETES COULD COMPETE (WITHOUT UNDERGOING SURGERY.) (THIS POLICY MADE HISTORY IN THE SPORTS WORLD, WELCOMING (A NEW GENERATION OF ATHLETES INTO THE OLYMPIC FAMILY.) (HARRISON BROWNE IS THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE (IN TEAM SPORTS IN NORTH AMERICA (TO COME OUT PUBLICLY AS TRANSGENDER.) (HE HAS RECENTLY […]