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No Pavement, No Problem: Off Road Driving Basics for Beginners

Canada Has The Perfect Places to Learn How To Master Off-Road Skills No Matter Your Skill Set

Grave Digger, after Monster Jam in St Louis, MO, 2014.

If you are not part of the off-road revolution, you may not know what you’re missing. Thousands of outdoor motoring enthusiasts take to non-paved trails around Canada every year. Whether you choose to go off road in 4×4 low or 4×4 high mode, the slightly wild, ofttimes wonderful world of off-roading offers an amazing assortment of outdoor adventure for everyone from beginner to expert. The Sports Techie community blog loves outdoors and the technology used in these vehicles makes the driving on muddy, steep and epic trail or roads even more fun for newbies to the sport.

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie...

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Fun Fall Get-Togethers for Young Athletes and Sports Fans

Online sports games include both the traditional team contests such as football, basketball and soccer, as well as more leisure sports including pool, darts and paddleball.

Online sports games include both the traditional team contests such as football, basketball and soccer, as well as more leisure sports including pool, darts and paddleball.

Fun Fall Get-Togethers for Young Athletes and Sports Fans

Kids who play sports tend to eat, sleep and breathe their game of choice and often it involves technology. If your son or daughter is one of the 7.7 million in the U.S. who play on a high school team, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations, or if they dream of doing so when older, support their athletic focus and competitive spirit by hosting one of these fun fall get-togethers, and keep intelligent sports tech products in mind.

Sports Trivia Contest

Every young athlete has a role model and favorite pro team, and they can typicall...

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Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts

Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts - Sports Techie blog

Rev Up The RPMs With These Top Gifts for ATV Enthusiasts – Sports Techie blog

It may be the dead of winter, but riding season is just around the corner. The Sports Techie community blog loves machines with technology that provide sport and recreation opportunities for individuals or families like motocross and all terrain vehicles so start planning now! When the snow finally clears, be ready with new gear, new tools and a newfound sense of adventure:

Give an ATV Adventure

It pays to have a professional show you where the awesome trails are. The Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours gives guided ATV tours throughout the year in the Alaskan wilderness. See grizzly bears fishing for salmon, or try your hand at fishing in glacier-fed streams and then hike on that same glacier...

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Dale Jr. and Jimmie Johnson’s Classic Chevy Truck Creations Revealed

Dale Jr. and Jimmie Johnson's Classic Chevy Truck Creations Revealed - Sports Techie blog

Dale Jr. and Jimmie Johnson’s Classic Chevy Truck Creations Revealed – Sports Techie blog

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson have revealed the classic Chevy trucks that they custom built in partnership with Valvoline and Hendrick Motorsports. This project was unique and had not been done with drivers until now. They took two stock pickup trucks and updated them with the best truck and part options available. Fans voted for the car parts they liked best like door art, body and paint, engine and wheels. Fans also deciphered clues Earnhardt and Johnson released about their trucks. The Sports Techie community blog takes a look at the Reinvention Project trucks for our readers with the behind-the-scenes video below.

Reinvention Project
Built as part of Valvoline’s Reinvention Project, the ...

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Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

He’s tried football and baseball. She’s tried softball, soccer, and tennis. And you have watched and inwardly wept with him when these sports didn’t work out for one reason or another. Your child wants to be an athletic success, and you know that it is possible if you can find the right activity. With more than 35 million kids in the United States participating in organized sports, according to Statistic Brain, you know there has to be a sport your child will love and enjoy. Then your child says the word, “motocross,” and you wonder if this could possibly be the key to turning a corner in sports.

Motocross is a sport that can greatly benefit both boys and girls...

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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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