Team USA

IoT and the World Cycling Track Championships

Written by Hannah Merry | April 6, 2017 | Sport and fitness

This year sees the UCI World Track Championships held in Hong Kong from April 12th-16th. Last year, IBM collaborated with Team USA to give the Women’s Team Pursuit a competitive edge by using real-time data to improve their technique on the track. As this partnership continues, cyclists learn to improve as they ride, using innovative ...read more


Boosting performance with the power of analytics and IoT: USA Women’s Cycling

Written by Karen Lewis | March 2, 2017 | Sport and fitness

Here at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, the IBM Booth has brought in a slice of a velodrome to recreate a cycling team’s racing experience. The display includes one of the real USA Women’s Cycling Team Pursuit squad bikes – used by the riders to race. To keep it realistic, the IBM team worked with the ...read more


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: getting one step closer to perfection

Written by Suresh Jasrasaria and Randall E Wilcox | September 15, 2016 | Sport and fitness

Like everything else these days, the sports industry is also being driven by just-in-time data and analytics. Cloud and IoT economics is transforming sports coaching with web apps that include up-to-the-minute performance data of each athlete’s actions. Training data may very well become the new currency over the course of an athlete’s career. Studying the ...read more


IoT technology in the velodrome: Team USA cycling

Written by Rod Smith | August 26, 2016 | Sport and fitness

Collecting data is not a new phenomenon in the sports world. What has changed is how that data is collected and analyzed. As technology has advanced and evolved, the process of collecting data from elite athletes has been streamlined – going from hours to seconds – and we have access to new levels of detail ...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