The Human Body


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"Matteo does running to build up physical endurance. Drivers who don't tend to come out of their cars very drained. They become vegetables after a race. That's how exhausting it can be; it isn't at all about merely sitting in a car and driving."

Noy Jopson
Long before snowplows, hand shoveling or dragging the Flyer with teams of horses was often the only way through. With little protection from the elements, the American built Thomas Flyer with George Schuster as driver becomes the first automobile to ever cross the US in winter.


Broad topics:

  • Physical education
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Physical demands of The Great Race
  • Physical demands of auto racing


Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/7148462@N03/405992639/