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Do comp skiers get dizzy?
Before I get flooded with hate for a stupid question, please hear me out.
Comp skiers spin both ways, in a really fast succession. 3-4 Jumps of up to a 14-1620 spin both ways all in about 30 seconds of each other, wouldn't that make their head spin a little? I don't know about you guys but when I link a bunch of tricks on the tramp I eventually get so dizzy I throw a trick completely wrong and land on my back from the vertigo.
Those dancers that spin on their head don't get dizzy after so I guess not?
I remember watching one of those sports science shows and they tested this. Basically the brain learns to identify when a mixed signal between the liquid in your ears that give you a sense of direction and what your eyes are saying is caused by you. It then stops paying attention to one of the signals so you don't get dizzy. Its a skill that you unconsciously learn in sports that involve a lot of spinning usually.
^that's pretty funny, I never noticed that. He does look kinda out of it at the end.
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