MADRID – The bodies of Olympic athletes are pushed to the max to find out what it takes to be an elite athlete in a new season of the Olympic Channel original series Anatomy of. With the help of fellow Team USA Olympian Lolo Jones, each episode examines the strengths and physical capabilities of an athlete to unveil the science behind what makes them excel in their sport. The premiere episode of the third season of Anatomy of featuring Team USA sprinter Tori Bowie is available at olympicchannel.com and its apps for mobile, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.
With the help of sports science, Anatomy of examines the physiques and unique body characteristics of Olympic athletes to reveal what makes them special. Through physically exhausting tests and expert analysis, elite athletes demonstrate their physiological prowess and anatomical features that have powered them to the top of their sports.
In Anatomy of a Sprinter, Olympic gold medallist Tori Bowie demonstrates what it takes to be an Olympic and world champion in running by testing and examining her physique in a science lab.
“I feel like my talent is something that I was both born with and something I have to work extremely hard at,” said Bowie. “I never give up. If you don’t give up, you will always have a chance to win or do well or be successful.”
New episodes will be available over the next month that test the power of Olympic bronze medallist in badminton Marcus Ellis (GBR), the strength of wrestler and Olympic bronze medallist J’den Cox (USA), the stamina of marathoner Desiree Linden (USA), the hidden strength of archer Atanu Das (IND) and the balance of BMX Olympic gold medallist Connor Fields (USA).
Offering year-round coverage of Olympic sports and elite athletes in their quest for success, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Channel over-the-top (OTT) streaming service is available worldwide and subscription-free at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on connected TV devices.
Olympic Channel Episode Guide: Anatomy Of (Season 3)
|7 May||Anatomy of a Sprinter: Tori Bowie (USA)|
|14 May||Anatomy of a Badminton Player: Marcus Ellis (GBR)|
|18 May||Anatomy of a Wrestler: J’den Cox (USA)|
|20 May||Anatomy of a Marathon Runner: Desiree Linden (USA)|
|28 May||Anatomy of an Archer: Anatu Das (IND)|
|11 June||Anatomy of a BMX Racer: Connor Fields (USA)|
Schedule is subject to change.
About the Olympic Channel
The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform global media destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 12 languages. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone, Toyota and Alibaba. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.