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Do the 2018 Olympics prove athletes have peaked? – Tech in Sports Ep. 32


The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the British skeleton team’s high-tech suits, TSA PreCheck for Nets and Islanders fans, stretchable sensors, and more! Plus, your weekly concussion prevention technology update and a discussion about whether athletes have finally peaked.

Stories of the week:

  • Team USA women’s hockey wore motion-tracking sensors throughout the tournament
  • British Olympic skeleton team’s high tech suits that might be too good
  • innovation in the Canadian Olympic speedskating team’s uniforms
  • TSA PreCheck entrance at the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders’ Barclays Centre
  • Skydio unveils new autonomous AI-powered 4K drone for athletes
  • Smart ski pole grips being used by Team Canada, Switzerland, and Norway
  • Canadian athletes using Blue Block Glasses to improve their sleep at the Olympics
  • University of British Columbia has developed stretchable wearable sensors
  • Consumer Report is encouraging parents and coaches to talk with their kids about concussion prevention

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