They were having air quality issues in Beijing the last few days. With the Summer Olympics getting under way in 9 days the air quality may become an issue for some athletes. Mike’s top five ways for athletes to prepare for bad air days at the Olympics.
#5. Try not to move around so much (Note: these suggestions are not going to work for all the athletes – some athletes have to move around).
#4. Take a deep breath just before you land and hold it for as long as you can (just like those people from landing at the Prince George airport do).
#3. Wear a respirator and walk around talking like Darth Vadar.
#2. If everyone in southern China exhaled, while everyone in northern China inhaled…
#1. Hang with Ross Rebagliati for a few days before the games.