Here East, London’s home for making based at the former Press and Broadcast Centres on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, today launches a short promotional film to demonstrate its vision and reveal the spirit of invention and discovery that lies at the heart of Here East’s offer to the tech, creative and making communities.
Forty crew members, a six tonne, thirty foot technocrane, a 4K drone and one hand-crafted robot were commissioned specifically by Here East to launch its marketing strategy and to create the unique footage of this ground-breaking London 2012 legacy project. The film aims to capture the attention of those entrepreneurial, creative businesses looking to scale, as well as established companies seeking to become more entrepreneurial.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7422451-here-east-enlists-robots-drones/
Triax Technologies Inc and Washington Youth Soccer have announced a long-term partnership to track and assess head impacts among top level youth players. Findings from the large scale collection of data will be used to identify trends and potential risks to inform training protocols which will be publically shared to encourage best practices.
Players from the Washington Youth Soccer Elite Player Development (EPD) program (U12-U18) will wear the Triax Technologies Smart Impact Monitors (SIM™) as they compete in the prestigious US Youth Soccer Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Championships January 8–11 in Phoenix, AZ, and will continue throughout their careers with Washington Youth Soccer.
Triax SIM™ devices are worn in comfortable, unobtrusive headbands to record head impacts, and transmit data in real time from the field to a smart phone or tablet on the sideline. This cutting edge technology allows players to track up to 180 individual head impacts measuring the G–force of direct hits and jarring through linear and rotational measures.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7416151-triax-technologies-impact-monitoring/
HOKA ONE ONE® is proud to announce the signing of 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, who specializes in the 1500-meter and mile distances, to a multi-year agreement.
Manzano, 29, was a five-time NCAA Champion at the University of Texas, and has been ranked among the top three milers in the U.S. for the past seven years. A model of consistency, he has made every U.S. Olympic and World Championships team since 2007. Known for his signature kick, Manzano was in sixth place coming off the final turn at the London Olympics before storming up the homestretch to earn a silver medal—the first Olympic medal of any kind for the U.S. at 1500 meters since Jim Ryun in 1968.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7160651-hoka-one-one-signs-olympic-silver-medalist-leo-manzano
Following a rigorous season of trials and qualification events, six of the competing Team Kellogg’s™ U.S. Olympic athletes have demonstrated from great starts come great things by being named to Team USA™. With the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games just days away on Feb. 7, these U.S. Olympic athletes have earned the chance to be among those proudly representing their country.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65305-kellogg-s-team-usa-sochi-2014-winter-olympics/
The countdown to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is on, and Pop-Tarts® has partnered with U.S. Olympic hopefuls and freestyle skiers Torin Yater-Wallace and Maggie Voisin to put a Crazy Good™ spin on the competition. Eighteen-year-old Torin was nominated to the U.S. Men’s Freeskiing Team this week, and is a rising star heading into the Sochi Games. Maggie was also nominated this week to the U.S. Women’s Freeskiing Team – making her the youngest U.S. Winter Olympic hopeful at 15 years old since 1972. With the help of Pop-Tarts, they’re giving teens an exclusive look inside their Crazy Good Winter adventures.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65330-kellogg-pop-tarts-skiiers-torin-yater-wallace-maggie-voisin-sochi-olympics
Starting January 20, Bear Naked® granola will inspire snow-lovers to elevate their winter adventures for a chance to score new gear. Teaming up with two professional athletes who wrote the book on taking tricks to the next level, U.S. Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney and 2014 U.S. Winter Olympic hopeful Chas Guldemond, the granola brand will issue four weekly #OneUpIt challenges on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, inviting fans to share their epic experiences in hopes of landing some fresh swag.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65132-us-athletes-bear-naked-granola-challenge-fans-one-up-it
Whether finding creative ways to help fuel their kids in the morning or coming up with smart snacks to help keep their families energized during the day, moms are constantly in search of easy ways to develop healthy habits with their families. To help mom support her family’s active and healthy lifestyles, Kellogg’s® is rolling out Tips for a Great Start: a 30-day program featuring Team Kellogg’s™, a group of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls, and U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) dietitians.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65070-team-kelloggs-athletes-and-dietitians-tips-for-a-great-start
World tennis number one Rafa Nadal emerged as winner of the EPT Charity Challenge, beating Brazilian football legend Ronaldo and world number one poker player Daniel Negreanu.
The tournament, played as part of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague poker festival has been dubbed the greatest gathering of sporting professionals at a poker table. Nadal, Ronaldo and Negreanu joined former Ukrainian footballer Andriy Shevchenko, Italian skier Alberto Tomba and Dutch Olympic field hockey gold medallist Fatima Moreira de Melo–competing for their share of a €100,000 charity prize pool.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64169-pokerstars-rafa-nadal-wins-poker-tournament
USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building products company, today announced its new brand identity and tagline, “It’s Your World. Build It.,” which exemplifies the organization’s unwavering commitment to customers and its strategy for continued growth.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/62145-usg-new-brand-identity/
After 15 years of gym sessions, relentless training and high pressure competitions, 6-times Olympic Champion and 11-times World Champion Sir Chris Hoy can finally kick back and enjoy cycling just for the fun of it.
To celebrate, he’s teaming up with the UK’s leading specialist bike shop Evans Cycles to create “Hoy’s Summer of Riding”. Together they are connecting people from up and down the UK, encouraging them to share their experiences of riding their bikes in the summer.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62392-evans-cycles-chris-hoy-summer-of-riding
Dhyan Chand (29 August 1905 – 3 December 1979) was an Indian field hockey player widely considered to be one of the greatest players of all time. He is most remembered for his goal-scoring feats and for his three Olympic gold medals (1928, 1932, and 1936) in field hockey, during an era where India was dominant in the sport. Known as “The Wizard” for his superb ball control, Chand played his final international match in 1948, having scored more than 400 goals during his international career.