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August 17th, 2016
Kayla Harrison and Rafael Nadal’s Olympic lucky charms revealed
From lucky socks to spinning a hockey stick a certain number of times, many Olympians have superstitions and routines they rely upon to help them compete. Psychologists say rituals may give athletes a way to fend off anxiety. As for TODAY’s Al Roker, he says he takes a leprechaun with him wherever he goes: “He’s always after my Lucky Charms!” (Run time: 1:50)