Links to resources for learning mechanics
MIT's Open Courseware program offers an entire education online, free.
This is an excellent resource. Just looking at the pictures is really cool and worthwhile.
The mechanics demonstration site at Wolfram, an educational software firm.
"Hyperphysics" a free education site with many demonstrators and education tools.
A very large set of links to physics education resources maintained by Pitt.
This New York Times piece shows Olympic events like luge, downhill, and half pipe skiing and discusses some of the physics of what must happen to achieve a good run.