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Woodbine Turf Cup Horse Racing Simulator Tracks Rider Position For Prizes

Toronto Ont.September 11, 2019.Woodbine Racetrack.Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw Toronto Raptors Norm Powell.Woodbine/ michael burns photo

The new Woodbine Entertainment animated horse racing simulation is ready for operation at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile this weekend. Fans act as a jockey during the major stakes race simulator developed by Catalyst VR out of Australia and designed as a racing specific activation that brings Canadians closer to racing than ever before at the largest race track in Canada. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Daniel Caufield, Head of Partnerships at Woodbine Entertainment, about the Turf Cup Challenge, the fan engagement experience and data c...

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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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Belmont Stakes: Betting Odds 2019

Sir Winston, A Long Shot Delivered The Win At The Belmont Stakes

The last leg of the Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes, celebrated its 151st run in the ever-changing but at the same time highly traditional horse racing industry last June 8, 2019. The competition was over a long distance of 12 furlongs or 1 ½ miles. Various racehorses and tracks took part in the most awaited of events. Individuals from different locations in the world also take part in this sporting game. The Sports Techie community blog has deep concerns however about the Santa Anita racetrack where 29 horses have died or been put down since Christmas, 2018. California and other states are trying to ensure the safety of the horses and jockeys with independent reviews...

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The Best Cycling Gear of 2018

As  summer  comes  into  full  swing,  cyclists  everywhere  are  putting  away  their  indoor  bikes  and  hitting  the  open  roads  (or  trails).  The Sports Techie community blog has a wide ranch of bike riders with some enjoying the latest and greatest sports tech driven cycling products while others go low tech and ride with one gear and unfortunately, no helmet, although still fun. If  you’re  still  dusting  the  winter  cobwebs  off  your  outdoor  biking  gear,  you  might  find  yourself  looking  to  replace some  pieces  – or  just  upgrade  to  the  latest  model.

The Best Cycling Gear of 2018.

High Tech Bike Products

Whatever  you’re  after,  this  comprehensive  buying  guide  has  reviews  for  some  of  the  best  cycling...

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A Brief History of Women in Motorsports

The first motorized tricycle race for women that we know of took place as early as 1897. Comparing these pioneering ladies to modern day racers shows one major similarity, courage. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers represents thousands of women across the planet as equals to men. Yet, to this day motorsports are associated with dudes and are usually seen as a type of sport showing masculinity at its finest.

This discipline is one of the very few where men and women can compete against each other in big competitions, as well as there being ‘female’ clubs and associations to inspire, promote and protect sportswomen.  For this reason, in hope to motivate, we are presenting you with a brief history of women in motorsports.

The truth is: Women do have a place in motor...

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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

A study published in Sleep investigated the effects of extended sleep time on col...

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How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

Sports and tech make such a good team that they influence each other every moment. While drones develop into new shapes and technologies, their prices also lower for the end customer. Sports enthusiasts – such as you and us – now can use the best drones in so many ways that they even become players in specialized competitions. Drones influence the way we see and even practice our hobby. Some of the best drones can capture matches and championships from unique perspectives. The Sports Techie community blog adheres to responsible drone flying and usage.

There’s more to these gadgets than flying and capturing images. Drones can capture images and videos which can improve a training or even a match...

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Panasonic USA Live CES Coverage By THE Sports Techie

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities...

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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership

NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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Martinsville Speedway Installs Ephesus LED For First NASCAR Race At Night

NASCAR’S Biggest, Richest and Most Prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race to be First Event Under Martinsville Speedway’s New Eaton LED Lighting System

NASCAR’S Biggest, Richest and Most Prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race to be First Event Under Martinsville Speedway’s New Eaton LED Lighting System.

Martinsville Speedway will light up their racing track for the first time after installing the Ephesus LED sports lighting system for this weekend’s historic NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. This sports tech related achievement hits home as Hurricane Maria bares down on Puerto Rico after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey devastated the south especially in the Caribbean, the state of Florida and the Houston region causing death and massive power outages that are still ongoing...

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