How Fast? How Far? Local Winter Olympians by the Numbers

How quick? How nimble? How far? How perfect? These are some of the factors that separate the gold from the rest in the Winter Olympics. The mathematicians from the Penn Analytics Group found the numbers behind the skills that make local athletes extraordinary.

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Men's figure skater Adam Rippon - Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Men's double luger Andrew Sherk - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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Men's hockey player Brian O'Neill - Philadelphia
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Women's speed skater Carlijn Schoutens - Trenton, New Jersey
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Men's double luger Jayson Terdiman - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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Men's speed skater John-Henry Krueger - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Men's Skeleton racer Matthew Antoine - California University of Pennsylvania
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Men's hockey player Ryan Zapolski - Erie, Pennsylvania
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