See The Difference In The Power Level Of The Olympic Athletes From Over 50 Years Ago To Now Side By Side By Lander7January 16, 2019 ( 12 ) Gymnastics Then & Now 1950s vs 2016 Olympic Sports Then & Now OLYMPIC RECORDS BEFORE VS NOW Diving Then vs Now Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailRedditPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Categories: Changing NatureTags: Changing Nature Related Articles A Man Cleaned An Entire Polluted Lake By Himself With A Process He Created On The Fly By Lander7February 2, 2021 ( 9 ) Remember That Time 10,000 People Killed 35,000 Jack Rabbits In One Afternoon Because We Changed The Weather By Lander7June 27, 2020 ( 12 ) Why Is Some Fertilizer Radioactive And Why Are You Putting It On Your Lawn? By Lander7April 9, 2020 ( 16 ) 12 comments › jim- January 16, 2019 • 6:03 am I did a post about part of this a while back. In a hundred years, the 100m sprint record is separated by one second. Donald Lippincot was the record holder. I thought with all the training and diet, facilities and whatnot, that was pretty amazing. And Lippincot was a screw off. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ Lander7 January 16, 2019 • 6:09 am The part that amazed me was the Gymnastics. They were barely doing anything back then for gold. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ jim- January 16, 2019 • 6:19 am It has gotten super technical. All of them. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ jim- January 16, 2019 • 2:19 pm Never gauge your own talent/ability til you’ve seen the competition LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ Lander7 January 16, 2019 • 2:24 pm So true! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Kenneth T. January 16, 2019 • 3:36 pm It’s not hard running in a straight line, but fear AND a bit of crazy will push the limits of what people will do. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ rue202 January 16, 2019 • 11:13 pm Gymnasts now are definitely more agile and more fit. Back then they didn’t seem to be doing much. Now, though, that’s another matter. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ Lander7 January 17, 2019 • 2:35 am Agreed LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ↓ rue202 January 16, 2019 • 11:14 pm I’ve always had an interest in gymnastics, but now watching the comparison between the two, I’m suddenly less sure about trying it out. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ jmshistorycorner January 30, 2019 • 4:52 am LOL LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ Ron January 17, 2019 • 3:46 pm Interesting post. Off hand, I would attribute the improvements to better nutrition, better coaching, better training facilities and more personal time to pursue athletic interests at a professional level. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply ↓ Lander7 January 17, 2019 • 4:48 pm Agreed LikeLike Reply ↓ I want to hear what you have to say Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.