How To Set World Records

Why are there so many records being set at this Olympics?

Step 1: Get fancy high-tech equipment. Step 2: Make sure the setting (pool, track, whatever) is specifically geared towards giving you the best possible time. Step 3: Be genetically predisposed to greatness in your sport and train very hard for years.

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