How to Set the World on Fire: The Logistics of Torching a Marathon

Did you know that the torch was once lit by laser beam? This infographic focuses on intriguing details about the logistics of the torch relay.

 

► Blog post: bit.ly/TorchLogistics

Press release by CTSI-Global

 

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Sources:

► Informal interview with Jenvara J. Mahautmr

Olympic Games Museum, Juergen Wagner

Olympic. org

► "10 things you might not know about the Olympic torch," Mark Jacob, Chicago Tribune

► "The Olympic Underwear Relay," The Museum of Hoaxes

► Flickr: S.C.U.B.A. diver by Ian Myles

 

Wikimedia Commons:

Equestrian by FotoimageSky diver by Pavel ŠevelaAstronaut by NASALaser by Lazord00d

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Taken on August 10, 2012