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7 Top Fitness Trackers

7 Top Fitness Trackers

Authored By DisruptSports

Fitness trackers are a brilliant way to monitor your activity and keep motivated when exercising. Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast, yoga addict, or just looking to lose a little weight, fitness trackers provide information helping users improve their health. Always wanted to track those heroic surfs you have? Constantly wondering your highest speed on the slopes? Here are 7 top fitness trackers that can help you figure out how to achieve your top goals everyday.   Trace for Surfing Trace provides users with in-depth information about their surfing session. Surfing and paddling can be cleverly separated with GPS maps of...

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Sport Endorsements: State of the Union

Sport Endorsements: State of the Union

This infographic takes a look at sport endorsements and sponsorship spending in the sports industry. It then goes on to compare the highest earning athletes in board sports (John John Florence, Tony Hawk, Shaun White) with the highest earning athletes in ball sports (Cristiano Ronaldo, Lebron James, Roger Federer). The athlete’s earnings are then broken down into salary/winnings/sponsorship and the companies who pay out these large amounts of endorsements funds are observed. Finally, the athlete with the highest endorsement earnings, and the company with the largest endorsement spend are assessed, before taking a look at the value that social media...

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The UEFA Nations League

The UEFA Nations League

Authored By DisruptSports

Since 2011, UEFA have been working on a brand new international tournament as a way to turn the off-year friendlies into a competitive league. And after 6 years of planning, UEFA have finally announced it will commence after this year's qualifiers, but what exactly is the UEFA Nations League (UNL) and how will it work?   The Leagues The UNL will operate with 55 teams split into 4 leagues, with each league having sub-groups of 3 or 4 teams. So far, so complicated. The leagues, labelled A, B, C and D, will break up the 55 times into seeds based...

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Why saying no to The Sharks is the best thing we ever did

Why saying no to The Sharks is the best thing we ever did

Authored By DisruptSports

Disruptsports.com (Design Your Own Sports Equipment) was featured on Shark Tank where we turned down a $200k deal from Glen Richards. Since the show went to air last Sunday there have been lots of questions - what was the pivot? Why did we ‘throw away’ over half a million dollars? Mostly, why we were ‘crazy enough’ to turn down the investment?’   Saying no to short term in favor of long term. DisruptSports.com has always had the vision to be the worlds largest platform for customised sport equipment because we believe sports equipment should be made for the customer/athlete not...

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Surfboard in Space

Surfboard in Space

Sometimes we just have to let our imagination go wild. Whether it’s being crazy or facing our fears, it’s a part of us that helps us go that extra mile with whatever we do in life. So when we thought of the idea of a surfboard flying into space, it felt like such a ridiculous, yet ingenious idea that sprung into life. To accomplish this particular task, we really had to go that extra mile, literally. Driving 6 hours west into the countryside of NSW, everyone’s emotional state seemed to really be all over the place. Even before arriving to...

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Save our Start-Ups: The government deported my business partner.

Save our Start-Ups: The government deported my business partner.

Authored By DisruptSports

It’s with a heavy heart and jet lagged eyes I write this blog post. Yesterday our government failed our start up and evicted my business partner. I run Sydney-based start-up Disrupt. a platform for designing you own sports equipment – surfboards, skateboards, yoga mats and a long list of other sporting equipment were working to bring online. We’re a muru-D class 2 graduate, a venture-backed start-up who’s focused on promoting and growing local manufacturing. We have deliberately chosen to keep our HQ and engineering, operations and production team here in Sydney. We employ nine people in our Sydney office: five...

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