What’s it like the fly down ‘The Rock’?

As intimidating as it will be stare down Dwayne Johnson, many would select it somewhat than hitching a journey down ‘The Rock’ in Beijing.

However that is what alpine skiers like Mikaela Shiffrin and Co. will do that month on the 2022 Winter Olympics, and NBC’s Ted Ligety, on the above video, particulars the hazard and thrill that looms on the competitors (and that is earlier than we discuss in regards to the potential for wind and different variables).

From flags that may mix into the snow fence to a hill and turns that make for rapid-fire selections keyed by lightning-quick reflexes, ‘The Rock’ is a drive.

Ligety joins broadcast accomplice Dan Hicks to explain the distinctive traits of the Yanqing Alpine Snowboarding Middle downhill course from a perspective perspective, one which Ligety notes is probably going 20mph slower than the velocity of a competitor.





The venues like ‘The Rock’ in Yanqing also needs to make for supreme circumstances if the climate cooperates, as tons of synthetic snow means there’s much less of an opportunity for a shock within the white stuff.

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