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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...

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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,...

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Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

We are happy to report that this past week, deltatre, the sports media and technology firm, won three more awards for its work on Channel 4’s London 2012 Paralympic coverage. The Sports Techie community blog is delighted to share this wonderful news. At the prestigious media event held in London and Manchester, deltatre earned awards presented by both the British Interactive Media Association and the Manchester Publicity Association, respectively.

Paralympic History by C4

The award winning, historical coverage was a sport business team effort by deltatre, 13 Strides and Two Four to provide digital content the likes of which had never been seen via a Paralympic Games.

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s Crea...

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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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Channel 4, deltatre and 13strides win 2013 Digital Creativity award by BAFTA

C4's James Rutherford and deltatre's Steve Boulton accept BAFTA award

C4’s James Rutherford and deltatre’s Steve Boulton accept BAFTA award

Channel 4, deltatre and 13strides win Digital Creativity BAFTA for coverage of London 2012 Paralympic Games. At a ceremony held on April 28, 2013 in London, UK, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented the esteemed BAFTA award for Digital Creativity to C4’s coverage of the London 2012 Paralympics Games. The award honors the collaborative achievement of deltatre, C4 and 13strides for their innovative work on Channel 4’s multiplatform coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic. Grace Dent presented the award to deltatre’s Steve Boulton and Channel’s 4‘s James Rutherford at The Brewery.

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Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor, James Rutherford, said of the win, ‘A large team of people put in a t...

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