Inside Rockies All-Star Charlie Blackmon’s Tech-Infused Training

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July 18, 2018

Inside Rockies All-Star Charlie Blackmon’s Tech-Infused Training

Rockies All-Star outfielder Charlie Blackmon has a mullet down to his shoulders, the bushy beard of a caveman, and a finance degree from Georgia Tech. His ragged appearance belies an insatiable curiosity and interest in numbers.

Gameface.ai: Changing the Game in Video Analytics

Emerging video analytics company Gameface.ai wants machines to understand sports. A radical notion when we’re used to the idea of players sitting in small rooms and theatres sifting and scrubbing through video content to plan match ups and tactics. Gameface.ai has set the mission of changing that.

The best waterproof fitness trackers and watches for swimming

So, what is the best waterproof fitness tracker for swimming, and which devices are made for taking a dip in the pool? For many people looking for a pool-friendly wearable, the waterproof rating is the most important factor. We know that the Ionic and the Versa, Fitbit’s two smartwatches, are both waterproof, and of course…

How running gait increases injury risk

Maybe it’s not the pounding after all. Since the 1970s, biomechanics researchers have been searching for the telltale traits that predict which runners will get injured and which won’t. Most of their attention, understandably, has focused on the vertical forces that radiate up through the legs each time your foot hits the ground.

AI May Upend the Competition and Business of Sports

Your favorite athlete may soon have a new coach on the sidelines – artificial intelligence. Part statistician and part data scientist, AI can be used to help gather game-day data in real time while also accessing historic data. The combination can be used to help coaches make decisions and players gain a competitive advantage over their opponents.

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