“Physical endowment accounts for only about 20% of athletes’ abilities.”
Published on Aug 4, 2012 by VOAvideo
Swimmer Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time during the London Olympics. Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, Zara Philllips, helped her equestrian team win a silver medal. The American women’s gymnastics team won gold. All of them are very different athletes. All elite. Do they have a genetic edge over the rest of us? Carol Pearson consulted with doctors at the Mayo Clinic.