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Which Olympic Sport Is Most Tech-Dependent?

Have you been watching the Olympics? You’ve probably noticed that a lot of these sports seem to lean pretty heavily on the technology that accompanies them. For instance, archery bows look like post-apocalyptic bunker defence, and the shooting portion of the modern pentathlon is basically laser tag.

Sometimes it starts to feel as though the athletes are becoming increasingly irrelevant. Even seemingly stripped-down sports, such as running and swimming, have shoes and suits that that give tangible boosts. Progress is progress and nothing about it is inherently bad. But in which sport do you think machine matters more than man the most?

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