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How to be: An Olympic rugby sevens player with Tyla Nathan-Wong

As we countdown to the start of the Rio Olympics on August 6, we go behind the scenes with some of New Zealand's top athletes to find out what it takes to succeed.

In the lead up to the Rio Olympics, the Weekly have snuck behind the scenes with some of New Zealand's top athletes for a bit of one-on-one training.
Teaming up with SKY Sport presenters Scotty Stevenson and Melodie Robinson, every Friday we will find out just what it takes to reach the top of the sporting ladder.
This week, former Black Fern Melodie learns a new rugby skill from the talented 7s kicker Tyla Nathan-Wong.
Tyla has had a few ups and downs this season with injury, but is part of the team competing Rio.
It’s lining up to be a tough tournament and there will be no room for error.
You can watch all the games on SKY Sport on Sunday 7 and Monday 8 August, with the final game on Tuesday 9 August.