The New York Times has a great visual feature on the gear behind the sports of the Winter Games. It’s a beautifully designed piece and includes some nifty animations as you scroll down.
This deserves a repeat viewing.
This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.