Sit back and immerse yourself in this wonderful video...

...and then reflect on the commonalities between sprint swimming and dance performance at their best!

In their own breath-taking way, the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet illustrate some of the key components of sprinting well - a seemingly effortless combination of power, finesse and grace of movement... And the music? The inimitable Klaus Nomi sings his acclaimed staccato version of Purcell's aria The Cold Song from the opera King Arthur.