From Wheel Chair to World Champion

Competition has always been around me and I have always come out on top. For that I have to thank my faith in god, my family, my friends and my own self belief. MAKEACHAMP is here to help me overcome another obstacle, the financial ones. My life has seen many obstacles yet I would change nothing from those obstacles as it has made me the person I am today. Today I am driven, optimistic and hungry for success as a Duathlete, 2016 will be a memorable year.My Early BeginningsWhen I was a young girl I enjoyed playing a multitude of...

Why I am using Squash to make a better world

I have never given up on my quest to success and I want to become a champion. And I'm not going to let a lack of funding stop me. I launched a campaign to help me beat the odds and together I know we can achieve greatness. There is no sport quite like squash for me. It is where I feel at home. Since I was 13 years old squash has been my safe haven. Through squash I’ve fallen in love with pushing my boundaries and when I think I’ve reached my limit to think again and push harder.Squash can...

Create The Perfect Blog/Update Post

Athlete fan pages on MAKEACHAMP allow them to create really nice blog-updates and automatically email it to all their supporters and fans - these include all the people that ever contributed to an athlete's campaign. Some athlete blog post updates on their MAKEACHAMP crowdfunding campaigns end up going viral, while others do not. We wanted to find out what makes the 'perfect' update to help athletes gain exposure for sponsorship opportunities or reach their crowdfunding campaigns goals.Here are some of the things that we found out:1. Provide ValueYour supporters are bombarded by content every day. You should try to share content...

Going Viral Just Got Easier

If you want to make a BANG in any field you need to know your field from top to bottom. This is not a hidden secret and also an obvious fact. I have a few tips and tricks that any athlete can do for their blog to go viral. The objective for athletes is for their updates to go viral and for the crowd to click, watch and like athletes' content. The first important tip is to be a good storyteller (thanks Gary Vaynerchuck!!!) , something that will capture the imagination and make a random viewer be drawn like a...