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Costa Rican surfer Brisa Hennessy is an Olympic contender and has taken part in scientific experiments at a sports science lab to find out what makes the physique of a world-class surfer. With the help of Olympian Lolo Jones, each episode of the sports science original series ‘Anatomy Of’ studies the powers and physiques of an elite athlete to find out what makes them special in their sport. Here the scientists breakdown the power and endurance of a surfer and compare the results with other Olympic sports.

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