Slow and steady wins the race that has a 99% chance of collisions.
The 5 Most Insane Ways Underdogs Won Olympic Medals

#4. Steven Bradbury Just Waits for Everyone Else to Crash (and They Do)
While not a bad speed skater, Australian Steven Bradbury was an underdog in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City simply due to being well past his prime. But what he lacked in sheer speed, he made up for in patience. And so, he decided he would simply hang back and wait for the others to fail. Between the ultra-competitive South Korean team, the well-funded American and Chinese teams, and the “born for winter sports” Canadian team, there was a fierce pack of skaters up ahead of Bradbury. So why not just let them take each other out?

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Slow and steady wins the race that has a 99% chance of collisions.

The 5 Most Insane Ways Underdogs Won Olympic Medals

#4. Steven Bradbury Just Waits for Everyone Else to Crash (and They Do)

While not a bad speed skater, Australian Steven Bradbury was an underdog in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City simply due to being well past his prime. But what he lacked in sheer speed, he made up for in patience. And so, he decided he would simply hang back and wait for the others to fail. Between the ultra-competitive South Korean team, the well-funded American and Chinese teams, and the “born for winter sports” Canadian team, there was a fierce pack of skaters up ahead of Bradbury. So why not just let them take each other out?

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