The show Sport Science uses technology to break down the, well, science of how athletes achieve amazing feats in their respective sports. A recent filming focused on the Wizards high flying center JaVale McGee in a yet-to-be-aired dunking episode.
We spoke with John Brenkus, host and creator of Sport Science, about JaVale’s visit to the lab.
“JaVale’s performance last year in the dunk contest was, to me, astounding,” said Brenkus. “In particular the double dunk. The double dunk is something that I feel very few people in the world can actually do. It’s one of the few dunks I’ve ever seen where I really question if anybody else in that dunk competition could have actually done that dunk.”
So they invited JaVale to the Sport Science lab to break down the science of the double dunk. They also had him do something that Brenkus says no one has ever done before.
“It’s a secret dunk that I think the audience is going to love,” Brenkus teased. “I can’t tell you any more about it, but I ca