Training by the Numbers

Training by the Numbers

Hockey players love their numbers when it comes to performance. How hard is my shot? How fast can I skate from here to there? The booming world of sports science has brought data collection on hockey performance to a new level. Where the stopwatch used to be the go-to...
Olympic Insights: Mobile Training Room

Olympic Insights: Mobile Training Room

Due to magnitude of the Games and the number of countries participating, setting up an Athletic Training Room can be a challenge. Before leaving, I had to decide what I would need during the four week journey with six Olympic figure skaters practicing up to twice a...
Olympic Insights: One Great Day

Olympic Insights: One Great Day

Every day has been great here in Beijing, but Wednesday, February 9th will probably be the best. The morning started with the Men’s Figure Skating Finals. Compete client Nathan Chen was in the lead following the short program. He is a 3-time world champion and the...
Olympic Insights: Opening Ceremonies

Olympic Insights: Opening Ceremonies

I’m sure there will be many highlights during the Games, but what a start it was. On the day of the Opening Ceremony, the Figure Skating Team event began. Compete client Michal Brezina kicked it off for the Czech Team followed by the rest of the team practicing. After...
Olympic Insights: Living in the Loop

Olympic Insights: Living in the Loop

The Olympic sites and villages have been affected heavily by Covid. The sites are in a loop which is essentially a series of bubbles connected by strict and official transportation. Each site is enclosed and the only way in or out is by private bus or car. I am...