Posts tagged athlete
Posts tagged athlete
The 2013 ESPN ESPY Awards were held at The Nokia Theatre in L.A last night. The 20th annual awards presentation, short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly, recognizes the best in the world of sports, with fans determining the winners. The event dominated social media with celebs and athletes turning to Twitter and Instagram to share the fun in real-time. Pictured above - Tennis star Maria Sharapova, Minnesota Vikings running-back Adrian Peterson, recipient of Best Comeback Athlete Award, and actor Kevin Bacon backstage at The ESPY Awards.
Is your bracket set? @NCAA tips off March 19. #LetsDance #SelectionSunday #MarchMadness
It’s that time of year again! The NCAA Final Four is April 6, with the National Championship game being played on April 8 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The new $315 LeBron X would be Nike’s most expensive shoe ever, and will include motion sensors to measure your vertical jump, according to The Wall Street Journal. Unveiled by NBA superstar LeBron James during the 2012 Olympic gold medal basketball game between the United States and Spain, it will be available this fall. Nike products have seen an increase in price by up to 10-percent.
Perhaps a pair of Armani shoes is a better investment.
The Nike + FuelBand in “ICE” On July 27, NikeTown locations in London, San Francisco and New York will carry the Nike+ FuelBand ICE. The product will also be available from London’s Boxpark, the House of Innovation at Selfridges and New York’s 21 Mercer Street. From August 8 (www.nikestore.com) will also have availability. The ICE edition of the Nike+ FuelBand is a limited edition run and the special nature of this product is clearly visible with its frost-like appeal.
The Nike+ FuelBand measures your steps, calories and serves as motivation to show you how active, (or inactive you are). It easily syncs via BlueTooth to your smartphone so you can track your activity levels against others. 14 fuel points were earned on the Nike + FuelBand while composing this post.
Here’s a feel good story for you. Japanese sprinter Maya Nakanishi lost her right leg below the knee in a workplace accident at the age of 21, then became a sprinter with her prosthetic leg. Nakanishi appears in a calendar featuring her posing semi-nude with her prosthetic leg to help finance her training and trip to the London Paralympic Games. Are you ready for London 2012?