How Olympic Gymnasts Use Physics to Pull Off Those Crazy Twists

Our favourite WIRED physicist is back: this week Rhett Allain takes a look at how physics works in gymnasts’ favour as they pull of incredible acrobatic feats. Brace yourself for some hardcore vector physics, with just a hint of Python!

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Simone Biles

Simone Biles, gymnast for the USA harnessing the power of physics / Agência Brasil Fotografias, Flickr

 

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