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True To Her Nickname, Gold Medal Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Launches Emoji App
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True To Her Nickname, Gold Medal Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Launches Emoji App

Heading into the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, or the “Final Five,” as they titled themselves, was receiving high praise. Led by powerhouse Simone Biles and reigning all-around champion Gabby Douglas and featuring veteran Aly Raisman, bars specialist Madison Kocian and enthusiastic Laurie Hernandez, the squad dominated the competition, winning the team gold, and
L.A. Startup War+Drobe Designs Debuts First Ever Interchangeable Skateboard Faceplate System
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L.A. Startup War+Drobe Designs Debuts First Ever Interchangeable Skateboard Faceplate System

The skateboard has undergone vast structural changes in the past few years to make it a part of the connected world. Despite the technology being attached to the latest iterations, the skateboard’s surface functions rather well on its own. Cosmetic alterations, by and large, suffices for avid skateboarders. War+Drobe Designs, a Los Angeles-based startup, is reconfiguring
Eurosport CEO Looks Ahead To Tech-Based Coverage Of PyeongChang 2018
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Eurosport CEO Looks Ahead To Tech-Based Coverage Of PyeongChang 2018

With PyeongChang 2018 just over a year a way, one of the biggest new Olympic television partners has started discussing how it might implement wearables and biometrics to enhance its multi-platform coverage. Eurosport, owned by Discovery Communications, recently announced its new rights deal with the International Olympic Committee, which makes it the “new Home of the Olympic Games in Europe.”
Canadian Swimming Federation To Use New Wrist-Based Wearable Swimlytics In Training
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Canadian Swimming Federation To Use New Wrist-Based Wearable Swimlytics In Training

Swimming Canada — the Canadian swimming federation — began working with a new Canadian-designed tech-based training device, Swimlytics, last fall. Dr. John Barden, a kinesiology professor at the University of Regina, created Swimlytics to help swimmers increase their efficiency. The small wrist-based wearable was in use before Rio, but Barden was not completely confident his device