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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views - Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views – Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

The new Air New Zealand Safety Safari video starring superstar and legendary surfers from around the world filmed at three of the top surf breaks across three countries is already a marketing hit. It was released on May 13, 2015 and is fast approaching one million views on YouTube. Air New Zealand created another viral video with the help of the world’s top surfing athletes, Sir Hollywood, the bulldog that surfs and via creative board messaging about inflight safety tips...

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How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand - Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand – Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand

Despite the fact that Red Bull only sells one drink product, it has become the third most influential social brand in the world, states the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. How? By stroking the interest of consumers’ lifestyles and by providing meaningful stories instead of power-chucking its brand name. For example, Red Bull has had profound success in using action sports stars to market their product. Go Pro has used similar tactics with their marketing campaigns and contests. So, how did these two brands achieve success?

Brand Awareness

Even if you’re not interested in snowmobiling or snowboarding, you will appreciate the excitement of winter extreme sport athlete L...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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Drones In Sports Are Evolving Into A Low-Cost Competitive Advantage

Arch Aerial Skill Positions Training

Arch Aerial Skill Positions Training

Drones In Sports Are Evolving Into A Low-Cost Competitive Advantage

Drones in sport are a global trend the Sports Techie community blog is excited to cover with our investigation into this sports technology product pioneered by Arch Aerial, LLC. Kelly McClinton, Arch Aerial, Digital Marketing Manager, reached out via our Twitter handle and shared information about their company, drone tech in sport and new FAA regulations, in addition to letting our readers know about a featured segment airing this Sunday on a major TV network.

Arch Aerial base drone package starts at $895 and goes up to $4,200 depending on what is included.

Arch Aerial base drone package starts at $895 and goes up to $4,200 depending on what is included.

Drone in Sports
Kelly divulged that ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” show will broadcast their drone segment that focuses on the applica...

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GoldieBox Inspires Girl Engineers With Intuit Small Business Big Game Commercial

Debbie Sterling started GoldieBlox, a unique Oakland based toy company that aims to excite girls about engineering with toys that teach these skills while appealing directly to girls

Debbie Sterling started GoldieBlox, a unique Oakland based toy company that aims to excite girls about engineering with toys that teach these skills while appealing directly to girls

GoldieBlox, a small business that makes toys to inspire the next generation of female engineers, has won Intuit’s “Small Business Big Game”, a competition aimed to give one deserving small business the opportunity of a lifetime – a commercial during the Big Game. After millions of votes, GoldieBlox won the public’s vote and claimed the prize, beating out three other finalists and 15,000 small businesses who’d entered the Super Bowl XLVIII contest...

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The Great Sports Legend Dinner 2013: Raising Millions for Sports Medicine Technology

The Great Sports Legend Dinner 2012 honored Shaquille O’Neal

The Great Sports Legend Dinner 2012 honored Shaquille O’Neal

The Great Sports Legend Dinner 2013: Raising Millions for Sports Medicine Technology

Professional sports stars in the U.S. do more than entertain us. The Great Sports Legend Dinner has helped raise 95 million dollars for medical technology research since 1992. The dinner features amazing food, inspirational speeches and legendary company— while accomplishing miracles in paralysis research. Whether you’re interested in sports, medicine or making a difference, The Legends Dinner is worth a standing ovation.

The Inspiration Behind The Foundation

NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti’s son, Marc sustained a terrible spinal chord injury in 1985. The tragic accident inspired his father and Dr. Barth M...

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