The Olympics are in full swing. But how much does an athlete’s success depend on their education? In the Education is Gold - 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics infographic from College Atlas, they analyze the educational backgrounds of Olympic athletes.
The much-anticipated Sochi Winter Olympics Games are here, and soon the entire nation will be glued to their TVs cheering on Shaun White, Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of Team USA. While watching these athletes compete is entertaining in and of itself, knowing the academics behind the games can be just as fascinating.
In this infographic, we analyze the educational backgrounds of the top medal-producing countries and our favorite Team USA athletes. We also outline the physics behind some of the most popular Winter Olympic sports.
Thanks to Alyssa for sending in the link!