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Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.

Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.
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South Africa

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Everyone watches the Olympics and it is easy to appreciate the level of skill of any athlete competing there but it is hard to understand the journey each athlete has taken to get there by just watching their final performance. We are going to look at the behind the scenes stuff and try understand the years of work and dedication, the Glory and the Hardships an athlete endures to have a chance at standing on the greatest sporting stage in the World.

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@Brittain_L

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English

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E26: Part 1 Jake Wetzel CAN

9/5/2018
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Jake Wetzel started late in the sport but went on to become an Olympic champion and along a way enjoyed a prestigious career that took him all around the world. In Part 1 we go into his beginnings in the sport as part of the USA Olympic team in 2000 then to his Olympic campaign in Athens 2004 as part of the Canadian team. We cover a wide range of topics from racing to his training routine and his trademark haircut. Enjoy! Race links: Olympics 2004 Mens 4- : https://youtu.be/D_m5VQnXBg0...

Duration:00:49:08