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Mayweather + Boxing Fitness Franchises Use Immersive VR, Sports Tech and Workouts By Floyd

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness VR Workouts

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness is ready for franchisees, gym members and at-home exercisers worldwide to engage together and get fit using their cutting edge, global sports technology platform. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with James Williams, the Mayweather Boxing + Fitness CEO, about Floyd Mayweather’s legacy business as the world’s greatest boxer, if a 21- year and 50-0 career record has earned him the GOAT status as many fans, fighters, trainers and boxing experts, all agree on...

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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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Super Soccer Stars Curriculum Delivered By Famer Personalized Coaching Platform

Super Soccer Stars Announces Landmark Partnership With Youth Digital Coaching Platform, Famer

Super Soccer Stars (SSS), the leading premier youth soccer club in New York partnered with Famer and their online personal coaching platform for a coach, athlete and parent to engage through a personalized coaching experience. Famer will connect Super Soccer Stars football players to coaches and instructors via a smart video app for training programs, messaging and interactive feedback. Super Soccer Stars curriculum and training modules are delivered to member families through Famer Play directly to digital devices. The Sports Techie community blog had a Q&A with Matthew Stefan, Director of National Marketing at Super Stars, to learn more about this sports tech driven partnership...

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College Football Hall of Fame Sensory Inclusion Free Month Visit

The College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta is an amazing sports museum and is offering free entry presented by Chick-fil-A and Coca-Cola for the month of August as they celebrate their birthday. I took advantage of the opportunity this past Sunday accompanied by my 6-year old son and his two-year old brother. Yes, the facility has amazing, immersive sports tech but they also have a Kulture City (KC) sensory certification, the first business in the city to do so making it a real win-win. I went to the official CFB Hall of Fame grand opening in 2014 as a blogger, and then returned with my boy at another date to learn more about the special needs, inclusion program because Kellan is on the autism spectrum...

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Zion Williamson Ranked An 81 In NBA 2K20 Release On 2KDay, Got Next!

Zion Williamson First Look 81 NBA 2K20 Rating

NBA 2K fans and gamers are looking forward to watching and becoming Zion Williamson when NBA 2K20 releases around the world on 2KDay, September 6, 2019. The number one pick of this year’s NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, Zion is considered a generational talent the likes of current superstars Lebron James, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo. His NBA 2K ranking of an 81 makes him the highest rated rookie since 2011. The multiyear partnership with video game publisher, Take-Two Interactive Software, ensures his likeness into the video game, his presence at events aimed at consumers, brand initiates and social media activations. The Sports Techie community blog is virtually pumped up to play, Got Next!

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NBCSN NASCAR America To Air iRacing eNASCAR Sim Racing On Live TV

NBC Sports, iRacing, NASCAR collaborate for first-ever eNASCAR telecasts

Sim racing by iRacing eNascar will air on NBC Sports Network for the first time on live television. NASCAR America will showcase sim races that are part of a partnership between NBC Sports, NASCAR and iRacing on Thursday’s at 5 PM ET on NBCSN. The best iRacing drivers will participate in a four-race series on TV allowing fans to watch the event in real-time on TVs, connected digital devices and computers. In case you are new to the concept, watching gamers play video games and game simulations is a fast-growing industry, something racing is not at the moment making this business endeavor a good idea in principle to enable established and new fans alike to learn more about the sport...

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Sport Psychology Tech: Effectively Tapping Into the Psyche of an Athlete

Sports, whether eSports or the traditional real-world, is physically and mentally taxing. This is why proper rest and recovery is highly recommended. It also leads to a high demand in sports psychologists that even doctors and military personnel are tapping into them, according to the findings of the American Psychological Association. The Sports Techie community blog relates to the likes of Serena Williams who wrote a first person essay for Harpar’s Bazaar magazine published today. It covered her mental state of mind after before, during and after her melt down at the 2018 US Open women’s final over a chair umpire call that came at the expense of eventual champion Naomi Osaka, resulting in troubling feelings she needed professional help with overcoming...

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NFLPA OneTeam Collective Invests in ByteCubed Labs to Enhance Mixed Reality Training and Fan Experiences

NFLPA OneTeam Collective and ByteCubed Labs Join Forces to Revolutionize the Fan Experience

Mixed reality specialists and lifelike experiences experts at ByteCubed Labs received investment from the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and their accelerator, One-Team Collective, last month. This sports tech partnership centers on using the likeness of current NFL players like Tom Brady, Odell Beckham Jr. and the more than 2,000 current players, as well as augmented stadiums, within a suite of training products and analytical tools designed to take advantage of data, artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (mixed reality) through advanced technologies tailored for players and coaching staffs...

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AS Roma Missing Children Social Media Initiative Intertwined With Transfer Announcement Day

Missing children, the topic and gripping reality makes your heart skip beats and AS Roma decided to take on this grave global issue by partnering with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) here in the United States as a way to increase awareness using the club’s social media channels. In Italy, the same initiate also launched yesterday with Telefono Azzurro. The Sport Techie community blog chatted with Paul Rogers, AS Roma, Head of Strategy, about how this fantastic idea sprang forth using the Serie A clubs announcement of new players across social media as a catalyst for helping to locate missing kids...

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Favored USWNT and France To Set Digital, Social and Ticketing FIFA WWC Records While Fox Sports Simulcasts on Mega-Zilla

Fox Sports Set Digital and Social High Marks For FIFA WWC in France during USA match

The USWNT and France face each other today in a FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 quarterfinal match that is sure to break the digital, social and maybe even ticketing records for the tournament. Tournament broadcaster Fox Sports is streaming and will also simulcast the highly anticipated showdown to Times Square on the Mega-Zilla 4K screen for the ultimate soccer fan experience. Call in sick to work because this game at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris will surely break the existing record of 618,000 streamers set by the Team USA round-of-16 win over Spain on June 24. Fox Sports social media records were also achieved for the best day of the tourney on Twitter and YouTube...

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