The Town That Breeds Olympic Runners

Bekoji, a small town in the Ethiopian highlands, has produced five Olympic champions in the past ten years. For the hundreds of children sent there to train, the unlikely chance of victory is their only way out of poverty. (3:10)

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'A Plane Landing in Arctic Conditions Ends in Tragedy
A Plane Landing in Arctic Conditions Ends in Tragedy (3:46)
Preview thumbnail for video'Obama's Powerful Tribute to a Defining Civil Rights Moment
Obama's Powerful Tribute to a Defining Civil Rights Moment (4:30)
Preview thumbnail for video'How a Chinese Empress Built the Largest Palace in the World
How a Chinese Empress Built the Largest Palace in the World (2:20)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Obama's Historic 2008 DNC Speech Came Together
How Obama's Historic 2008 DNC Speech Came Together (2:57)
Preview thumbnail for video'Watch a Male Seahorse Give Birth to Hundreds of Babies
Watch a Male Seahorse Give Birth to Hundreds of Babies (1:49)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Daring Rescue-by-Submarine, Deep in Enemy Waters
A Daring Rescue-by-Submarine, Deep in Enemy Waters (1:57)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Device Unearthed an Ancient Gladiator School
This Device Unearthed an Ancient Gladiator School (2:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'What Maximum Security Meant for Ancient Tomb Raiders
What Maximum Security Meant for Ancient Tomb Raiders (2:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Submarine Dangerously Tests How Deep It Can Go
A Submarine Dangerously Tests How Deep It Can Go (1:44)