March 02, 2018
Visualizing speed in winter sports (2018 PyeongChang Olympics)
The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang has showcased dazzling athleticism from participants across the globe. But being new to winter sports, I found myself childishly curious of especially one thing while watching each event: How fast are these people actually going? In this post, I visualize some of the data collected during the Olympics to gain a more intuitive understanding of speed in winter sports.