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Mission Apolo Episode 3: Apolo’s Wake Up Call In Boise Via THE Sports Techie Blog

IRONMAN 70.3 Boise for Apolo Ohno and Chocolate Milk

IRONMAN 70.3 Boise for Apolo Ohno and Chocolate Milk

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 In Boise Via THE Sports Techie Blog

Mission Apolo Episode 3: Apolo’s Wake Up Call In Boise Via THE Sports Techie Blog

Mission Apolo Episode 3: Apolo’s Wake Up Call

The third episode is a reality check...

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Mission Apolo – Built With Chocolate Milk, Episode 2: Building A Foundation

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

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 teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women's Health

Mission Apolo teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health

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...

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Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo”

Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo” - Sports Techie blog

Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo” – Sports Techie blog

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.

In the first episode of the eight-part webisode series, NFL legend Hines Ward, who competed in last year's IRONMAN race, officially passes the torch to Apolo Ohno and Women's Health magazine's Jen Ator, who will be training and competing alongside Apolo.

In the first episode of the eight-part webisode series, NFL legend Hines Ward, who competed in last year’s IRONMAN race, officially passes the torch to Apolo Ohno and Women’s Health magazine’s Jen Ator, who will be training and competing alongside Apolo.

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Alchemy Global Crowdfunding Platform First In Sports and Entertainment Space

Alchemy, headquartered in Charleston, SC with offices in Portland, Baltimore, New York and London, is the first dedicated investment web portal focused on Sports and Entertainment

Alchemy, headquartered in Charleston, SC with offices in Portland, Baltimore, New York and London, is the first dedicated investment web portal focused on Sports and Entertainment

Alchemy Global launched a Sports and Entertainment Crowdfunding Platform for Accredited Investors today in Charleston, South Carolina. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Andy Brusman, Founder and CEO at Alchemy Global Holdings, LLC about his startup, their space in the finance Industry and more business expansion strategy. Together with sports legends Greg Norman, Jim Courier and Boris Becker who have transformed into successful Entrepreneurs and highly accomplished sport and finance executives, their first three client companies to launch on the Alchemy portal will be announced in the coming weeks...

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Swiss Sports Technology Invention By On For Running Uses Science Of Running Shoes

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

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...

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MAN VS. DOG – Who’s the Better Athlete?

Canines vs. Humans - Tale Of The Tape I Performance via Purina Pro Plan Infographic

Canines vs. Humans – Tale Of The Tape I Performance via Purina Pro Plan Infographic

Purina Pro Plan shared their MAN vs. DOG Infographic deeper look at the average stats when comparing dogs to humans from an athletic perspective, with the Sports Techie community blog. Dogs are naturally gifted athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes.

Dogs are naturally incredible athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes in an Infographic

Dogs are naturally incredible athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes in an Infographic

For instance, the four dogs below actually beat human records, even though they’re at least half the size…

Fastest 200 Meter

  • Usain Bolt (19.19 seconds) vs...
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Spartan Up ! A New Life Strategy Book Written By Joe De Sena, Spartan Race Founder

Spartan Up ! A New Life Strategy Book Written By Joe De Sena, Spartan Race Founder

Spartan Up ! A New Life Strategy Book Written By Joe De Sena, Spartan Race Founder

It was my pleasure to review the advanced synopsis of the new book, Spartan Up ! Written by Joe De Sena, founder of Spartan Race, this life strategy book and e-book is releasing on May 17th. Spartan UP is a take-no-prisoners guide to overcoming obstacles and achieving peak performance in life. Our exclusive Q&A with Joe about his book is shared in this blog further below. “The book is awesome and it lit a new fire so hopefully it does the same for you,” said Joe. The Sports Techie community blog loves covering the Reebok SpartanRace trail race that is part mud run, obstacle race and adventure race for our readers, fans and followers.

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Ancient Games Evolves As “Pathway to Paralympics” – Infographic

Sports Technology and Big Data have evolved right alongside the Olympic Games since the Roman Empire banned it some 1600 years ago. The Sports Techie community blog breaks down the “Pathway to Paralympics” Infographic in order to appreciate its place in sport and sports tech history.

Paralympic History

The Games were reborn in 1896 in Olympia, Greece. Remember the name George Eyser because in 1904 he was the very first athlete to compete in able-bodied Olympics with an artificial leg that helped him earn six medals with three of them gold. After World War II, the UK hosted the very first Paralympic Games in 1948 during the summer games for soldiers with spinal injuries; it was called “The Wheelchair Games.”

In 1963, sports business took precedence when three different names were gi...

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Refuel ‘Got Chocolate Milk? cameras follow Hines Ward IRONMAN webisodes in partnership with CAF

Follow Hines Ward’s journey to “BECOME ONE,” learn about the science behind the recovery benefits of chocolate milk, and check out exclusive training tips and videos at gotchocolatemilk.com.

Follow Hines Ward’s journey to “BECOME ONE,” learn about the science behind the recovery benefits of chocolate milk, and check out exclusive training tips and videos at gotchocolatemilk.com.

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...

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Sport Recon Launches

Sport Recon Launches. Sport Recon is a brand new startup based in Orange County, California. They have developed a customizable online registration Solution that is free to use for running, cycling, and triathlon events at the moment, with other endurance sports to follow. Their catchy tagline is: Recon, Register, Race.

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See: http://www.sportrecon.com/.

The Sport Recon 3D helicopter views of an event course are unique perspectives that both racers and fans will enjoy to use. A photocentric, slide show of the course walkthrough is another useful tool. Event promoters can also choose to include course maps and elevation profiles. All of this rich data is created using Google Api open source code.

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Co-owners Michael Heindel and his partner, Tiffany, are way Sports Techie...

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