Jump to content
  • entries
    15
  • comments
    7
  • views
    2,920

physics in doing a licoln loop


seth

472 views

When executing a lincoln loop while skiing, surprisingly physics is involved. When taking off on the jump, there is friction slowing you down, the friction is between the bottom of your skis and the snow. Also when you are in the air, gravity is pushing you down. Also when you land, to an observer about 60 yards away, it appears as if you land and then you hear the sound of you smashing down onto the snow seconds after you land. This is because light travels faster than sound.

0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Guest
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...