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Amazing Technology Supporting Disabled People in Sport

Sports Technology Evens the Playing Field for Disabled Athletes

The Sports Techie community blog champions the use of sports tech for the disabled athlete worldwide. I am not keen on using the term ‘disability’ or ‘handicapped’ and neither are England Athletics. Instead, there are more respectful and understanding words and terms to use. Accessibility for disabled sports people has improved considerably thanks to the invention of several new technologies. For some people, technology is the only way that they are able to continue doing what they love or even find new passions. Take what a wheelchair or prosthetic leg can do for a runner, sprinter or walker, as an example. This is a real human triumph that should be both acknowledged and celebrated...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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Road to the NHL Winter Classic Premieres on Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT;  Road to the NHL Stadium Series Premieres on Feb. 3 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT.

Road to the NHL Winter Classic Premieres on Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT; Road to the NHL Stadium Series Premieres on Feb. 3 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT.

Road To The Winter Classic Free Trail On EPIX, NHL, Blackhawks, And Capitals Website Or App

Tomorrow at 10pm ET/PT, National Hockey League fans across the nation can view EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic™ via free streaming on Epix.com and other digital distribution outlets. The four-part weekly episodes are a behind-the-scenes look at the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals during their preparation to face off in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®. The Sports Techie community blog followers here in the U.S. can watch EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic television premiere December 16 for free on Epix...

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Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...

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Deltatre Supports C4 Broadcast Of First Ever UK Winter Paralympic Gold Medal

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

I sent deltatre  a tweet last week asking what was happening with their Sochi 2014 Paralympic coverage and they responded that visually impaired skier Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans won the first ever winter Paralympic gold medal for Great Britain. Channel 4, with support from deltatre, was at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in Russia to broadcast the history making Super-G event to TV and mobile device users. The Sports Techie community blog is privileged to once again provide our readers with the latest information about deltatre helping Cha...

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Three-time U.S. Paralympian Gold Medalist Alana Nichols is partnering with Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund to increase financial support for athletes pursuing their dream of participating in the Paralympics. So is the Sports Techie community by first clicking on the Citi® Every Step of the Way® page. After that, please share and comment about this inspiring Citi athlete and USOC program in our Sports Techie community Every Step of the Way® program blog. Your Twitter retweet or mention, Facebook like and share, Google + engagement, and generous LinkedIn support, is all deeply appreciated. As Nichols attempts to earn five more medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics in Russia from March 7th until the 16th, keep your virtual eye on the NBC Sports Network for unprecedented digital broad...

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Team Citi Athletes Team Up with U.S Olympic, Paralympic And Community Programs In Need

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are here and the Sports Techie community blog is now part of an exclusive group of bloggers who are using their influence to share stories of the Team Citi® athletes and the programs they are helping, while supporting Team USA.  These nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes represent nine winter sports programs in need. Each Team Citi athlete has teamed up with a U.S Olympic, Paralympic or community program in need. Citi donated $500,000 to the U.S. Olympic Committee to help these programs thrive Citi® Every Step of the Way®. You decide who should get the funds.

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Visit: https://everystep.citi.com/

$500,000 Citi Donation –You help decide where it goes with just a click

Olympic fans here in the United States and around the world to sup...

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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Fan Safety Infographic

It’s a high stakes game of life and death. Terrorists have vowed to disrupt the winter Olympic games; while Russia has more than 200,000 military, police and secret service agents at the ready to safeguard the athletes and visitors. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Zelda Robbins for sharing a new sports management degree hub Infographic that adds value to your Sochi Olympics fan experience. Whether you are attending the estimated cost of $50 billion dollar mega event hosted in Russia as a spectator, or watching the NBCOlympics live broadcasts on your digital devices beginning this Thursday, Feb. 6 with the new slopestyle ski event, heightened security is in in every spectator’s best interest.

If you’re planning to attend, here’s what you should know thanks to the Infographic at...

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Deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

deltatre's Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

Deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, was named as one of BIMA’s Digital Hot 100 last night.  The British Interactive Media Association used criteria to measure individuals who had an impact in the digital world during the previous 18 months to select their Hot 100 listing. The Sports Techie community blog salutes Steve and his deltatre team for this terrific accomplishment.

About his nomination, Boulton said, “It’s lovely to be recognised alongside such a talented group within the digital industry. I’d like to thank BIMA for branding me ‘hot’ which is a tribute to the incredible ability of my colleagues.”

Besides having a variety of TV assignments, Steve spent 19 years at the BBC in the sport, news, enter...

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IMG Academy launches Track & Field and Cross Country program

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

The IMG Academy recently launched a new Track & Field and Cross Country program directed by coaching pioneer Loren Seagrave that will operate within their new, cutting edge multi-sport complex. Loren spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about how IMG is doing, “High-level training with scientific principles for top coaches, done the right way in order to continue to the next level.” Sports Technology and Science are at the forefront of the inaugural Track & Field and Cross Country kickoff camp, December 29, 2013, to January 04, 2014.

IMG Academy – A Foundation for Future Success

Their mission is to help athletes of all ages and ability levels reach their true potential in sport and life...

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