John Huet

USA Cycling brings IoT data and analytics to the track

Written by Amy Bennett and Rhonda Edwards | February 1, 2017 | Sport and fitness

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit joined forces with Watson IoT, IBM Analytics, and IBM jStart to incorporate real-time data analytics from the internet of things into their training. They broke their own world record and shaved more than 2 full seconds off of their results. They then went on to win Silver at the 2016 Olympic ...read more


USA Cycling: Top 10 things behind the IoT competitive advantage

Written by Amy Bennett | July 26, 2016 | Sport and fitness, Top 10

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit is using IoT technology to train, race and win.  Below are the top 10 things in their winning technology recipe.   1. Track power Stages Cycling is the official power meter supplier of USA Cycling. Power data is integral to cyclists and coaches seeking to maximize the athlete’s on bike ...read more


USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit: In their own words

Written by Amy Bennett and Rhonda Edwards | July 26, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness, Top 10

This blog walks you through some of the amazing photography of John Huet with a few words from the USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit team members.  Please make sure to check out our blog series about the teaming of USA Cycling and IBM. “Our sport is so unique in that it is not just a ...read more


Data surfaces small insights that yield winning results

Written by Rhonda Edwards and Jay Mason | July 22, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

Enter the data scientist Today’s competitive coaching roles are mired with seemingly incompatible skills and responsibilities. Unique sport expertise, competitive landscape, ever-evolving training methodology, sports medicine, modern technology, not to mention organizational navigation, logistics and equipment design to name a few of the key qualifications for a successful coach. Enter the data scientist and the ...read more


Health Check: innovation at the intersection of fitness apps & wearables

Written by Sara Strope and Dustin Freckleton | July 21, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

Speed, power, and strength – these – are just a few of the characteristics that come to mind when I think about what makes the cyclists on Team USA stand out from the crowd.  But have you ever thought about their aerobic capacity?  What about their lactate threshold?  We can clearly measure speed with odometers, power ...read more


How USA Cycling uses mobile technologies for a competitive edge

Written by Penny Schlyer and Ernesto Martinez | July 5, 2016 | Article, Blog, Sport and fitness

Every second matters – mobile delivers a competitive edge Team pursuit track cycling is an exciting competitive sport that takes place in laboratory-like conditions in a velodrome with teams of four cyclists racing around a steeply banked oval track with two 180-degree circular bends at upwards of 52 mph. The difference between winning and losing ...read more


Chain reaction: USA cycling and IBM Watson IoT

Written by Amy Bennett | June 15, 2016 | Article, Sport and fitness

Photos by John Huet. In February USA Cycling Coach Neal Henderson first announced how Team USA would use the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) platform to help his riders. One of the first of its kind, this gold standard of sporting partnerships meant that cyclists could learn to make adjustments as they rode, using cutting edge technology to ...read more