How Do Skiers Win Races?

Winning an alpine skiing race can come down to a tiny margin, so the skiers have to make sure they prepare their skis just right! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ———- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram:…

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Winning an alpine skiing race can come down to a tiny margin, so the skiers have to make sure they prepare their skis just right!

Hosted by: Olivia Gordon
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Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz
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Sources:
https://the-raceplace.com/pages/ski-wax-faqs
https://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/earth/88Mod11Prob1.pdf
https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/what-are-snow-ratios/4786333

Swix: A Perfect Wax for Every Condition

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alpine_skiing_at_the_1980_Winter_Olympics.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Winter_ski_wax_-_Fort_Devens_Museum_-_DSC07132.JPG

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