Trinidad's First Olympic Judoka

PREAMBLE: Christopher George is an Olympic judoka from Trinidad and Tobago. His MAKEACHAMP campaign caused a huge media commotion back home in Trinidad. His campaign has close to a 1000 likes and has reached 16,000 people. --So where do I start my story?....Before becoming an Olympian, nobody at the Trinidad and Tobago Judo Federation even knew how to qualify for the olympics. I was met with question marks and blank faces. I had to find out on my own. So, I did my homework, and now I am a one-of-a-kind judo Olympian in Trinidad and Tobago. Judo doesn't share the...

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...

3 ways smart clothing can push you to the next level

From smart shirts, to activity tracking bracelets, to smart watches, to smart running shoes, sports and technology are increasingly colliding to produce amazing wearable technology. Smart clothing for health and fitness gives us direct access to valuable data in real-life settings instead of in a lab or clinic, however if you’ve never tried wearable tech you may be wondering what can it really do for you. The truth is that learning more about yourself through technology is the smartest thing you can do for your training. Through monitoring your heart rate, steps, cadence, sleep, recovery, and more, you can not only...