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24 Min Released Aug 11, 2016

Olympics Extra: The Don’t Swim Like a Terrestrial Mammal Edition

Josh Levin speaks with swim coach Terry Laughlin about what makes Katie Ledecky so fast in the water.  Plus, David Epstein of ProPublica talks about how 43-year-old gold-medal-winning cyclist Kristin Armstrong defies the sports age curve.

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The week in sports, from the online magazine Slate.

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