How to find an athlete sponsor?

With the power of social media, athlete sponsorship is no longer only for world class athletes. By crowdfunding with MAKEACHAMP, athletes can take funding into their own hands. Social media tools allow athletes to leverage the power of content marketing to find sponsors and get funded. As an athlete, all you have to do is follow the important steps described below. Above all else, you can, NOT be shy to ask for sponsorship!SOCIAL MEDIA PUTS THE POWER IN YOUR HANDS!Today, many companies are investing a lot of money into building their social media profiles by creating streams of relatable and...

Lyndon Sosa: The Luxembourgish Bullseye

Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in?My father was in a shooting club and he took me once there to try. So with 10-11 year i started air rifle shooting, which i still do in winter when it is too cold for clay shooting.Then with 13-14 i started the three clay shooting disciplines Trap, Skeet and Sporting/Compak. I the end I specialized in Trap and competed 2008 in my first european championship at the age of 15. So to summarise, everything started with my father.Q2) What are the greatest challenges you face in your sport?...

Pearce(ing) the Challenge

Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in? I’ve been on skis my whole life and was invited to pre ski the biathlon trails when nationals were in Edmonton. I when to and open house that spring and was hooked. Q2) What are the greatest challenges you face in your sport? mentally and physically? Biathlon is an incredibly mentally demanding sport because a every miss can cost you 20 sec to a minute. Also your pacing is very important if you get too exited you’ll blow up in the range on the other hand being too relaxed will cost...

Pit Seng Low: A Shuttle to Rio

Pit Seng Low from Sydney, Australia is on the Road to Rio and is aiming for the 2016 Olympic Games. His goal is to represent Australia and it would be a dream come true to bring back a medal. MAKEACHAMP interviewed him recently and these are the answers that he had for us. Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in?I was initially playing tennis regularly before I started Badminton. My aunt introduced us to Badminton and took us to play. Soon after, I fell in love with the intensity of the game and the physicality...