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US Open Green Initiatives By USTA Sustainability Program Revolution

2018 US Open; Grounds; AA Sculpture Garden

Sustainability is a core principle of The Sports Techie community blog as it is for the US Open. The change in their corporate culture started in 2008 with the US Open Green Initiatives. The latest 2019 version of the program is a blue-print for all major events, sport or otherwise, as they continue do their part to help the environment in a time of unprecedented climate change.  With a goal to lessen their impact on the environment, the USTA entered into an agreement with the Sports for Climate Action Framework by the United Nations, becoming the first major organization to do so throughout North America.  This group of international sports organizations is all in with raising awareness and reversing climate change...

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LUMASPORT LED Sports Lighting System Patents Optimize Operations While Saving Costs

Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, NY is the first high school field to employ the new Ephesus LUMASPORT sports lighting system.

The new LUMASPORT Sports Lighting System uses advanced LED lighting technology patents designed for both indoor and outdoor use. This is important to know as the northern hemisphere is about to enter into the fall and winter solstice months meaning indoor sporting events are back on despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread across America...

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Elite Turf POWER System First U.S. Install At Ranney School In New Jersey

First Installation of Elite Turf POWER System Completed at Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ

Elite Turf came across the pond with Act Global and just landed their first 100% recyclable Power System, synthetic turf installation in the United States at Ranney School in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Previously not available in America, Elite Turf brings healthier artificial turf to the U.S. that is more playable and has increased durability over the competition. Student athletes and local citizens that exercise on it can thank Ranney School and their partner, Princeton Soccer Academy (PSA) for the complete re-turf of the 80,000 square foot field used by the soccer, lacrosse and field hockey teams for training, practice and games...

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Elite Turf Power System By Act Global Comes To America

Elite Turf’s POWER System By Act Global

Elite Turf USA recently partnered with Act Global to bring a more sustainable artificial grass to the United States, previously only available in Europe. COVID-19 raised health awareness for all and made safety more paramount for athletes. Thousands of synthetic turf fields in ballparks, arenas and stadiums, and park and recreation facilities across the nation are using crumbling rubber tire infill and rubber tire mulch, reported to be loaded with carcinogens and irritants. Breathing, skin and eye issues, as well as cancer have long been associated with the use of rubber synthetic turf. Elite Turf understands the industry shift towards health, safety and sustainability led by Act Global...

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From F1 To Family Car: The Trickle-Down Effect Hits Hard

From F1 To Family Car: The Trickle-Down Effect Hits Hard

“A racing car has only one objective: to win motor races. If it does not do this it is nothing but a waste of time, money and effort,” said legendary F1 designer, Colin Chapman, pointing out the importance of design and technology to racing success. The ultimate goal for an F1 car may be breakneck velocity, but stability, aerodynamics, top suspension, wing and ground effect aerodynamics, and stressed monocoques are all features that make a big difference to a driver’s success and safety. These are just a few top technologies inspired by F1 that are making driving more pleasurable, safer, and more aesthetically pleasing for everyone. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share the breaking news that engineers at

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Nike Football Sports Tech Upgrades Traz Powell Stadium For Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium

Nike used sports tech to upgrade Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium in Miami-Dade County for high school football games using a sustainability initiative the week of Super Bowl LIV generating maximum exposure for the sport while improving player performance and the fan experience for the 8,000-seat capacity venue. The Sports Techie community blog virtually applauds Nike and the Florida school district for making this so for the many sport playing kids and teenagers in the seven local powerhouse schools in Miami that call this stadium their home field. The $2 million and nine-month renovation of the ‘The Mecca’ included the new playing field, track around the field and press box, plus new locker rooms, lighting and a state-of-the-art scoreboard...

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5 Things to Look for in an Electric Skateboard

Purchasing An Electric Skateboard – Sports Techie blog

Purchasing an electric skateboard is intimidating, especially when making the switch from a wooden or plastic skateboard. There are eBoard details that you need to pay close attention to that you might have not thought of before, and ignoring any one of them might result in a purchase you end up regretting. The Sports Techie community blog strongly urges all levels of boarder to wear a helmet to prevent serious brain injury or even death.

Luckily there are a lot of helpful resources for purchasing an electric skateboard and accessories, like skateboardit.com, which provides a comprehensive list of the best electric skateboards on the market today.

With the right guidance and the right research, transitioning to an electric s...

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Let’s Do This Race Booking Platform Receives Serena Williams and Usain Bolt Investments

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This is the world’s most active platform used to find then book one of more than 30,000 adventures, the kinds of which include endurance, running and cycling events, in addition to triathlonsswimming and obstacle courses, and more. Today, they announced investments by Serena Williams, Usain Bolt, and Paula Radcliffe. This $5 million seed round is backed by Peter Flint, Managing Partner of NFX, and the co-founder of Trulia. Athletes that want to try their first 5K race or those that want to crush an Ultra every weekend are now using this web site, app and it’s online services in droves when 18-months ago they had practically zero users...

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THESportsTechie Autobiography Memoir Coming In 2020

THE Sports Techie is me. I have been in the sports technology industry more than 25 years. In my birthday month of 2020, it will be 10-years since I launched the Sports Techie community blog, trusted resource and original online sports tech community in America. Visit https://sportstechie.net/.

Since then, I have made others believe I am a sports tech expert, social media influencer and respected entrepreneur though my passion for the business and highlighting topics that are important to me such as sustainability, animals, and robotics, as well as gaming and sport betting. This vision opened up a career path I never dreamed of when I was a kid growing up down the street from Microsoft in Redmond when it was a one-year old, startup software company...

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MLL Reacquires Media Broadcast Rights, Drops 3 Teams, Seeks New Owners

Major League Lacrosse wants brand exposure and economic growth for the 2019 MLL season and beyond through the execution of strategic plans centered on expanding into calculated markets. The newest good news is the MLL reacquired their media rights back and voted in the ‘one team, one owner’ structure. The bad news is contraction of the league as part of a broader plan to restructure into Eastern and Western conferences also happened today. This resulted in devastating news for the dedicated lax communities that supported the Florida Launch, Ohio Machine and Charlotte Hounds, and no, this is not an April Fool’s joke. Six teams remain, the Atlanta Blaze, Boston Cannons, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Dallas Rattlers, Denver Outlaws, and New York Lizards...

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