Skateboarding @ #Tokyo2020

I love the story of Nike SB- skateboarding, and today, almost poetically, the world got to see the products Nike created for Olympic skateboarding athletes, an effort 24 years in the making.  When Nike first produced its own skate shoes in 1997, the market was strongly in favour of brands such as DC and Vans. … Read moreSkateboarding @ #Tokyo2020

China Bags 1st 🥇 (again, of course) #Tokyo2020

1st #tokyo2020 ðŸ¥‡goes to Yang Qing of China, winner of the women’s 10m air rifle event. Fun Fact: Yang Qing took the notorious competitive college entrance examination in China, scored high, and was admitted to Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management. She kicks ass everywhere. Photo: Yang Qing joined by Russian markswoman Anastasiia Galashina 🥈and Nina Christen … Read moreChina Bags 1st 🥇 (again, of course) #Tokyo2020

Do Our Parts For #Tokyo2020

The biggest lesson I learned from athletes while working for Nike-The Olympics create the most important chapters of their life stories. And I feel bad for them. The Tokyo Olympics is stillborn. The pile-on of all the negatives will tint the overall narrative of Tokyo 2020. The games will be coloured by COVID, low viewership, … Read moreDo Our Parts For #Tokyo2020

I Am Now A Gig Worker

I was hired as a Bravely Pro last week. Bravely is an online coaching company. It hires contract coaches (Bravely Pro- my latest professional moniker) to provide on-demand coaching to employees of Bravely’s corporate clients. So yes, I am now in the gig economy. Instead of driving people around in cars or delivery food on … Read moreI Am Now A Gig Worker