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An interview with Chris Hoy
An interview with Chris Hoy

Duration: 15:13

An interview with four-time Olympic cycling champion Chris Hoy on what makes him successful and his future thoughts about the London Olympic Games 2012.

 
Chris Hoy's track cycling basics
Chris Hoy's track cycling basics

Duration: 4:27

Four-time Olympic cycling champion Chris Hoy explains how the specialist track bike works, designed for high-speed racing around the velodrome.

 
Cycling in a velodrome
Cycling in a velodrome

Duration: 02:23

An introduction to track cycling at Meadowbank Velodrome in Edinburgh.

 
Get involved in gymnastics
Get involved in gymnastics

Duration: 03:32

Presenter Matt Baker explains how he excelled at gymnastics as a child, and talks about the important lessons it taught him.

 
Helen Reeves talks about canoeing
Helen Reeves talks about canoeing

Duration: 03:20

Helen Reeves, who won bronze at the Athens Olympics in 2004, talks about how a television programme kick-started her canoeing career.

 
Introduction to show jumping
Introduction to show jumping

Duration: 02:38

British show jumper Tim Stockdale takes you through the rules and skills involved in show jumping.

 
Modern pentathlon at the Olympics explained
Modern pentathlon at the Olympics explained

Duration: 01:45

Everything you need to know about the modern pentathlon.

 
Olympic sports explained – Track Cycling (individual sprint)
Olympic sports explained – Track Cycling (individual sprint)

Duration: 01:30

An introduction to the track cycling individual sprint race and its rules, regulations, equipment and competition format at the Olympics.

 
Preparing for a cycle sprint race - positive mental attitude
Preparing for a cycle sprint race - positive mental attitude

Duration: 4:13

Four-time Olympic cycling champion Chris Hoy describes what it takes to prepare for and compete in a cycling sprint race.

 
Swimming the 10km marathon
Swimming the 10km marathon

Duration: 01:31

Find out everything you need to know about the 10km swimming marathon.

 
Synchronised diving - the competition
Synchronised diving - the competition

Duration: 01:21

Find out everything you need to know about the competition part of synchronised diving.

 
The highs and lows of winning gold
The highs and lows of winning gold

Journalist Matthew Syed talks to previous Olympic medallists about the psychological effect of winning the ultimate sporting prize.

 
The importance of sport psychology
The importance of sport psychology

BBC Sport pundit and journalist Matthew Syed explains how important psychology among athletes is in the battle between success and failure.

 
The role of a sprint cyclist
The role of a sprint cyclist

Duration: 3:14

Sprinters Mark Cavendish, Roger Hammond and Robbie Hunter explain what it takes to be a top-class sprint cyclist at the front of the peloton.

 
Track cycling - endurance events
Track cycling - endurance events

Duration: 3:52

World and Olympic champion track cyclist Chris Hoy takes you through the endurance events in the velodrome.

 
Track cycling - sprint events
Track cycling - sprint events

Duration: 4:04

World and Olympic champion track cyclist Chris Hoy takes you through the sprint events in the velodrome.

 
Weightlifting - an introduction
Weightlifting - an introduction

Duration: 03:15

British weightlifter Michaela Breeze introduces the sport of weightlifting.

 

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