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Spotlight on Rio 2016: Volume II

by Madison Cuthbertson

Brush up on your travel knowledge with lessons learned from Rio 2016. Photos (clockwise from top-left) by @davidboudia@rio2016, @eurosport, @xcelgym@rio2016brasil, and @eurosport.

Although it's still sweltering outside, we're on the last laps of summer. This means there's only a few more precious weeks to plan and execute the perfect summer vacation. 

Continuing my scavenger hunt through the treasure trove of videos on NBC Sports, I've pulled together a few moments that translate as great travel tips. Every time a gymnast solidly plants her feet on the floor or a swimmer speeds for gold, I get the adrenaline rush that I associate with travel. And there's more we can learn from these athletes.

Maximize your travel in 40 seconds, courtesy of the games in Rio de Janeiro:


Fathom Rio Guide

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