Ted Talks: Sports

Playing a sport is an hobby for many people, and TED has a lot of talks on sports so I’m sharing three, which I think might be interesting for people who like playing or watching sports. The summaries are from the website.

  • Why did I ski to the North Pole? by Ben Saunders
    Arctic explorer Ben Saunders recounts his harrowing solo ski trek to the North Pole, complete with engaging anecdotes, gorgeous photos and never-before-seen video.

  • On tennis, love and motherhood by Serena Williams and Gayle King
    Twenty-three Grand Slam titles later, tennis superstar Serena Williams sits down with journalist Gayle King to share a warm, mischievous conversation about her life, love, wins and losses — starting with the story of how she accidentally shared her pregnancy news with the world.

  • How Argentina’s blind soccer team became champions by Gonzalo Vilariño
    With warmth and respect, Gonzalo Vilariño tells the captivating story of Argentina’s blind soccer team — and how a sincere belief in themselves and their capabilities transformed the players from humble beginnings into two-time World Champions. “You have to get out there and play every game in this beautiful tournament that we call life,” Vilariño says.