How Olympians and techies have subtle things in common

If you're the type of techie whose coffee has the consistency of North Sea crude, and your idea of a good night out is a laser show set to Ramstein, you may not think you have much in common with Olympic athletes. You're right.

by Michael Northcott
Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

But it's only subtle differences that separate you from that rare breed of elite sportspeople. Here's how techies measure up next to Olympic athletes.


So there you have it - you're more alike than you think, but you're more likely to write 100 metres of code than run 100 metres of tarmac. Take those running spikes off, you dreamer.


The Geek Games by Mark O'Collin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. 
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