Why are some people capable of seemingly impossible sporting performances? That’s the key question World Record tries to answer.
World Record analyses 7 world records in minute detail to gain insight into the unique wonder of these historical performances. With the help of experts, athletes and the latest scientific research, the format examines what exactly happens during these extraordinary performances.
World records examined included: 100m sprint (Usain Bolt), discus throw (Jürgen Schült), high jump (Javier Sotomayor), world hour record cycling (Bradley Wiggins), weightlifting (Hossein Rezazadeh), 100m freestyle swimming (César Cielo Filho), marathon (Dennis Kimetto)