Posts by Thilo Kunkel

Goodbye Athlete CRUSH, Hello SPRTER!

SPRTER

We are extremely excited to announce a rebrand that we have been working on for several months. So, we introduce to you for the first time:     Connecting sporters and supporters!     Why the rebrand? We want to foster a diverse and inclusive sports community where everyone can participate. We were approached by…

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Athletes Fighting Coronavirus Crisis

Athlete CRUSH Coronavirus List

The Coronavirus has brought the entire sports world to a halt. However, athletes from around the world are stepping up and fighting the coronavirus crisis in support of their communities. The response has been remarkable thus far and more people keep joining the fight. Examples are Roger Federer donating 1 million Swiss Franc to families…

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What’s New With The Athlete CRUSH App (Version 1.8)

Athlete CRUSH App Profile

We at Athlete CRUSH are always looking to improve the user experience and add value for our users. We already have the next few development rounds lined up and the most recent two builds just went live! So, what’s new?   Clickable links in the bio – Any link that is written in a user’s…

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How You Can Use Athlete CRUSH To Make A Difference!

What is Athlete CRUSH? Athlete CRUSH is a brand-new sport-specific social media app for iOS. It has an extensive list of features that appeal to both sports fans and athletes! Click here for an overview why you should have the Athlete CRUSH app.   Athletes For athletes, the platform allows them to easily build their…

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Six Social Media Branding Hacks for Athletes: Tips from Athlete CRUSH

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Social media is the most important brand building tool in an athlete’s arsenal. Social platforms are now the most common vehicle used to access information, with people spending on average – 2 hours and 16 minutes on using these channels per day. This popularity and the opportunities for engagement provided by social media platforms means…

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A Life of Cheerleading – With Former Pro Cheerleader, Shelbie Kovach

Shelbie Kovach

Cheerleading is an important part of the sport experience. It has long excited crowds adding gymnastics and dance to the gameday experience. But cheerleading is far more than cheering teams on – it is a sport in its own right, but unfortunately many do not agree. The strength, precision, timing, skill, and time-commitment of the…

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Tanoh Kpassagnon – The Awesome African

Tanoh Kpassagnon - Kansas City Chiefs

Tanoh is a professional football player for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. He is a first generation African. His mom was born in Uganda and his dad in the Ivory Coast. He grew up traveling and living in a couple of different places before settling down outside of Philadelphia in a small town…

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Athlete CRUSH is helping Olympic athletes find sponsorship opportunities!

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Generally, when people think of professional athletes, many think of James Harden-esque contracts that are allowing him to net more than $228 million dollars over the next 4 years and Bryce Harper who signed the first free agent contract in the MLB that surpassed the $400 million mark. While there are certain elite superstars that…

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Mohammed Basith Ali – The Incredible Indian

Basith Ali - The Knight Ryderz

  Mohammed, aka Basith, is a professional bike stuntrider from Kerala Trivandrum, India. He started practicing stunts on his bike in the 8th grade and only 2 years later he managed to go professional. To date he has done over 100 shows for people around India. He has absolutely fallen in love with the sport…

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How do lesser known athletes find sponsorship opportunities? Athlete CRUSH!

Athlete CRUSH App Profile

The Issue Generally, when people think of athletes they think of fame, big money contracts and the perfect life. The reality is that this is only the case for a small percentage of professional athletes in select sports. The majority of athletes need supplement their salary income through attracting sponsorships and endorsement deals. The secret…

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Sekou Bangoura – The Tenacious Tennis Player

Sekou Bangoura

  Sekou is a professional tennis player from America. He played for the Florida Gators at the collegiate level before moving on to the professional ranks. Sekou is on the road competing around the world about 30-35 weeks out of the year. His career best ATP singles ranking was 213th and his highest ITF ranking…

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Looking for brand ambassadors? Look no further than Athlete CRUSH!

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The Age of the Influencer We are in an age where influencers are growing more and more powerful. In fact, the platform Traackr, which helps brands identify influencers who could be effective in growing their businesses, found that major brands who used their platform (Google, Coca Cola, Microsoft, Nissan, to name a few) set aside…

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Sammy Oliech – The Kind-Hearted Kenyan

Sammy Oliech

Sammy is a Kenyan rugby player who plays for the Resolution Impala Saracens club and has also represented Kenya at the IRB World Sevens Series, the 2016 Rio Olympics, and in a number of XVs test matches. He is currently completing a degree in computing and hoping to dive further into cyber security. Sammy has…

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