Interview Devon Harris “Keep Pushing”

It is always interesting to see what direction former elite/ Olympic athletes take with their career, after their sporting career. Most of us remember the movie Cool Runnings (1993), which was a comedy based on the true story of the First Jamaican bobsled team trying to make it to the winter Olympics. I had the…

Web interview with Tracy Evans

This is a interview I recently did with three time Olympian Tracy Evans. She is owner of AthleteSource Casting, but does quite some nonprofit organizational work in sports in Utah, Rwanda and Malawi (Africa). What fascinated me about Tracy’s story is that she is living a “3 dimensional life” in sports:  as an athlete as…

Managing risk in sports

Whenever we work in sports, be it as a volunteer or a professional, the top priorities are the day to day work. We don’t start with planning the long term policy, and analyze our insurances or possible risks our athletes and coaches, or do we? But if we just stop and think about the possible…

We have to think outside of our box

Whenever you look at sports, you may notice an innovation in the use of materials, rules, gadgets and much more. The goal behind these developments is to become better and getting ahead of the competition. A simple technique used in sports, which I wasn’t aware of is for example putting tipex on the nails of…

Managing the sport MMA

You may dislike all sports relating to fighting or not, but it is a fact that the fighting sport has been practiced since the ancient time of the gladiators in Rome. Most of us know fighting legends as Mohammed Ali, Bruce Lee, Mike Tyson and Hulk Hogan. Do you however know the name Fedor Emelianko…