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Richard A. Chance

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WATCH: Olympians are working from home, too. Quartz checked in with six athletes to see how their living rooms, balconies, and even family barns have transformed into not-so-state-of-the-art training facilities. ✦Quartz

How Olympic athletes are training from home during the coronavirus crisis

Earlier this year, we began reporting on some innovative ways that Olympians train. But when coronavirus started forcing athletes out of their regular facilities and into isolation in their homes, our initial plans totally changed.

Over the past several weeks, some of the world’s top athletes have had

Earlier this year, we began reporting on some innovative ways that Olympians train. But when coronavirus started forcing athletes out of their regular facilities and into isolation in their homes, our initial plans totally changed.

Over the past several weeks, some of the world’s top athletes have had to find ways to adapt to practicing with just the stuff they’ve got in their own houses. We made this video to capture their resourcefulness, and also to show how all of us can stay active even in these exceptional circumstances.

For me personally, weathering the pandemic in New York, where I’m not supposed to leave my apartment, I’ve found their Olympic insight extremely instructive and useful.

Right now, it seems like everyone in the world is engaged in some version of the same unending conversation, with the same unanswered questions. It's both eerie and reassuring. And that's what we found in reporting this piece. Olympians are struggling with the same questions as the rest of us: how to

Right now, it seems like everyone in the world is engaged in some version of the same unending conversation, with the same unanswered questions. It's both eerie and reassuring. And that's what we found in reporting this piece. Olympians are struggling with the same questions as the rest of us: how to stay healthy, ward off anxiety, and live with multiple people in one small space, for who knows how long. These conversations have helped supply me with both silver linings and actual exercise ideas.

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