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Callout: How Do Athletes Become Superhuman?

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Callout: How Do Athletes Become Superhuman?

Callout: How Do Athletes Become Superhuman?

Callout: How Do Athletes Become Superhuman?

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Why did Michael Phelps wear a full-body suit for one race and just the bottoms in another trial? Can a gymnast be great if she's not a tiny ball of muscle? We want your questions for a future segment on how hard sports are on young bodies. E-mail them here.