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Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship
The IRONMAN World Championship Built by Chocolate Milk series with Apolo Ohno and last year with Hines Ward, is a true testament to the recovery power of this delicious choco liquid drink and these aging athletes. I enjoyed blogging about their training habits, sports technology and build up to this Big Island event. Unfortunately, our Sports Techie community blog Q &A request to fellow Seattleite Ohno was again denied by the former speed skating world champion so we wish him and teammates, Jen Ator the best come Saturday.Read More
Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo”
World-champion speedskater Apolo Ohno has come out of retirement to take on the biggest athletic challenge of his career, the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship. The Sports Techie community blog will support Seattles’ own – Ohno, by sharing the inspiring and entertaining new web series documenting his grueling endurance racetraining for our global readers.
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Former Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward is taking on a new post-football challenge, training for the Ironman World Championship. In the new documentary series “Become One,” which debuted this week, Hines and his fellow training partners prepare with eight-time IRONMAN triathlon champion Paula Newby-Fraser, for the most grueling athletic challenge of their lives: the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.
“Playing football was tough but training for a 140.6-mile swim, bike and run is probably the biggest challenge of my life,” said Ward, a 14-year pro football veteran and champi...Read More
Mission Apolo Episode 3: Apolo’s Wake Up Call In Boise Via THE Sports Techie Blog
A new episode of Mission Apolo featuring Ohno competing in his first ever triathlon via CHOCOLATE MILK is available for the Sports Techie community readers worldwide to watch and get motivated. A half IRONMAN race day calls for an athlete to be in good enough condition to race for 70.3 total miles. This one in Boise, Idaho, will mark Apolo Ohno’s first triathlon competition together with Got Milk and his teammate, Women’s Health fitness director Jen Ator, who cheered him on from the sidelines.
Mission Apolo Episode 3: Apolo’s Wake Up Call
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In Mission Apolo: Building a Foundation, it’s a day of training, nutrition and fun for speedskating champion Apolo Ohno and his teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health. As part of their training and recovery journey towards the IRONMAN World Championship, they’re coached in open water swimming interval run training by 6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie, an Aussie endurance sport superstar.
MISSION APOLO Episode 2: Building a Foundation
After an active day, they meet with nutritionist Wendy Bazilian, to learn how to properly fuel for sport and exercise, and recover with lowfat chocolate milk...Read More
Can science make your run faster, healthier and more fun, of course. ETH Zurich –one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences – is showcasing innovation by Swiss running shoe brand On during the Zürich Meets New York. ETH are presenting information about “the science of running shoes” at this Arts & Science event on May 18-19. Sports Techie community blog readers, runners and everyday walkers worldwide should know that EZH is known as the M.I.T of Zurich where the Swiss On running shoe was invented by an ETH engineer and tested in ETH research. David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders...Read More
Women’s Ski Jumping USA is composed of seven extraordinary women who are making history. This team of inspirational athletes bonded over their passion for flight and because of their influence, for the first time, women are able to compete at the highest level in the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share a sports tech centric part of the story about these pioneering women drink chocolate milk to help fly the length of a football field on a snow covered ramp in excess of 60 miles per hour down mountains as they prepare and train for Sochi. The XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, are scheduled to take place February 6th – 23rd, 2014 on the NBC Sports Network.Read More
Sport Street is the first social network and app to focus exclusively on sports. Sport Street’s mission is to be the leader for niche social media in the sports sector. Sport Street is the only social network to aggregate and give fans access to the real-time social media feeds (Twitter, YouTube, Instagram) from all of teams, players and leading beat writers and reporters for each team in college and pro sports, all conveniently organized as individual Team Pages. The Sport Street platform is now live, with a desktop, mobile site and mobile apps...Read More