Pick one of the video clips below to watch and track your thinking.

When you are tracking your thinking, you’ll choose one of the Olympic athletes and track your inferences from the athletes perspective.

  • Make inferences about their feelings
  • Make inferences about their thinking.

You will then turn your inferences into an open-minded portrait, which will be a descriptive piece of writing that explains how the athlete is thinking and feeling throughout their event.

Clip 1: Usain Bolt – 2012 London Olympics 100m


Clip 2: 2km rowing final – Rio Olympics 2016

Clip 3: 10km Rio Olympics 2016

Clip 4: Gymnastics Rio Olympics 2016