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The Crazy Physics Behind Figure Skating

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We already know that figure skaters' bodies undergo quite a bit of stress during their routines—and we have the pics to prove it. Even so, it's hard to fathom just how insane these physical forces actually are.

Fortunately for us, AsapSCIENCE's latest video breaks down exactly what happens to the human body during all those dizzying (308 spins per minute!) pirouettes. [AsapSCIENCE]