190218 Swedish silver medal to Anna Swenn-Larsson…and Austrias gold medalist Marcel Hirscher written into history!

On Saturday Anna Swenn-Larsson won the silver medal in slalom with Michaela Schiffrin, USA in first place. Congratulations Anna! Annas support team, both spectators and team, went wild when this Swedish medal finally came in. The final days gave us warm and pleasant weather but it was for sure the memory of the medal that […]

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190212 Science can make the difference also in World Championships team-event!

(Photo: Internet of Sports) Team-event – today the alpine skiing team-event took place in Åre in the World Championship: the best skiers competed for their national teams on a slalom course. This is a very exciting and challenging event! The course is very short (it took around 25 seconds for each skier to get to […]

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190207 Sofie is supporting Ski Team Sweden from the mountain in Aare!

The World Championships in Aare have started as we all know! The past days have been very exciting and this is just the beginning! The first competitions already took place and the athletes are focused on their trainings: this is where our team took action. Filming the athletes on the slopes allows the coaches to […]

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181025 Seen any talking robots around? My cool AI trip to Tech Days!

Artificial intelligence everywhere! I am spending some days in Stockholm to attend a huge event organized by Microsoft (the picture should give you an idea of the number of people that are here!): TechDays. Several experts from the American colossus are going to present the latest and most innovative technologies that Microsoft has developed and […]

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180912 Breaking borders and world records with our science – in Newton Lab, Milan, Italy! And I met Christian…

Christian, the skier, was very patient, keeping his position still inside the wind tunnel and allowing us to repeat the test several times. I can imagine why he was so focused: Christian, who has had one of his legs amputated when he was 5 years old, is dreaming of breaking a world record, reaching the […]

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180801 Paralympics – very impressive, if you did not watch Zebastian Modin, you missed out badly!

Olympic games are exciting and attractive: the best athletes in the world compete in order to become the number one in a certain discipline, from swimming to running, from skiing to snowboarding. After the Olympic games, another event ususally takes place: the Paralympics. These games are as fun as the others and can be even […]

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180724 When disabilities does not matter: Heard of Cybathlon?

The Cybathlon is a competition for challenged people, who, supported by some of the most advanced assistive devices (powered prostheses, powered wheelchairs etc) take part of different kinds of disciplines, trying to be the best in performing tasks that they have to face in the everyday life. This event represents an opportunity for athletes to […]

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180718 More high tech, but simple…sensors in your mouth might make sports safer!

Are you competing or exercising to stay healthy? When I write my posts, I try talking about as many sports as possible, so that I can target as many people as possible and make you all get closer to sports and physical exercise. Today I want to introduce to our readers a device that can […]

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180716 The era of sensorized hot dogs! What does it taste…juicy and fresh?

What do you think about “hot dog eating contests”? Today I want to write about an unusual competition! Hot dog eating contests! What do you think if I say that sensors are the special ingredient? Well, I am not talking about eating sensors, but somebody has thought about using them in order to make these […]

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180710 From one skateboarder to another – track your tricks!

Today I want to talk about one of my biggest passions: skateboarding. When possible, I practice it myself and those who have tried performing tricks know the strong commitment that is required in this discipline. Learning a new trick means repeating the same movements for days, weeks or even months. Since I like tech gadgets, in particular for sports, […]

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180709 I am a superhero while skiing! Check out exoskeletons!

Do you know what exoskeletons are? They are wereable devices, similar to an armour, that can enhance your strength and endurance – like Doctor Octopus’s exoskeleton! They can usually be found in military, medical and insustrial applications, however, today I want to talk about a very special exoskeleton! Roam robotics has developed a ski exoskeleton […]

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180524 What is eSports?

eSports are a new type of sports where athletes compete playing videogames. First of all, it is important to understand the world of eSports. There are different kinds of gaming modes, depending on the game: multiplayer, battle arena, etc. eAthletes can be seen in the same way as traditional athletes: winning a match means having fast […]

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