Thursday, July 24, 2008

Recover Your Air

With the Olympics coming up in Beijing China in a few weeks, here is a very interesting report on the air conditions in Beijing and just what the athletes may face as they try to compete in the heavily polluted air. It also infers that the Chinese are "cheating" a bit as they try to claim that the air in the host city is improving. Athletes that competed in Beijing recently explain the effects the pollution had on their breathing and even in their ability to complete a competition. Is it any wonder that World Marathon record holder Halie Gebrselassie refused to run the Olympic marathon in the 2008 Olympics? This comes from ESPN's "Outside the Lines".

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