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Israeli Olympian Learned To Skeleton Sled On YouTube

Getting to the Olympics involves years of intensive training, dedication, and physical strength. For some, it also entails hours spent watching YouTube videos. Adam Edelman, a 27-year-old from Boston, Massachusetts, will represent Israel’s team in skeleton sledding at 2018 Winter Olympics. He taught himself this dangerous sport by watching a bunch of YouTube videos. Having grown up Jewish with a yeshiva (Orthodox Jewish) education, Edelman played hockey for most of his life, starting when he was three years old.
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