Posts Tagged ‘ambassador’

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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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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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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Josh Baker – The Hebrew Hammer

Joshua Baker - MMA

Josh “The Hebrew Hammer” Baker is a professional MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter. He started out as a collegiate wrestler which paved the way for a career in fighting. He is also a 2018 JSWL Hall of Fame inductee for being part of the #5 high school team in the country back in 2006.…

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Daniela Jentsch – The Sports Soldier

Daniela Jentsch

Daniela is a German professional curler for Team Jentsch. Last year, she captained her team to one of their most successful years ever. They managed to take home gold at the German Championships, gold at the Qinghai Elite tournament, bronze at the European Championships, and they managed two more semi-final finishes as well! Daniela is…

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Simon Lawson – The Bold Brit

Team GB - Simon Lawson

Simon is a wheelchair racer who picked up the sport after tragically breaking his spine at the age of 19 and becoming paralysed. Simon is now a T53 wheelchair road racer for Team Great Britain. His injury hasn’t dwindled his love for sport or his infectious personality. Simon likes to see the positive side of…

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Amobi Okugo – The Frugal Athlete

Amobi Okugo - Austin Bold FC

Amobi Okugo is a professional soccer player and entrepreneur. He is a first generation Nigerian-American born and raised in California. After leaving UCLA after his freshman year, he pursued professional soccer and has amassed over 150 appearance with Philadelphia, Orlando, Kansas City, Portland, and Austin. He is the founder of A Frugal Athlete, a platform…

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Emma Starr – The Fascinating Footballer

Emma Starr - Crystal Palace

Emma is a professional soccer player playing for Crystal Palace FC in the FA Women’s Championship in England. Sarting out, Emma was part of the ODP Regional team for 6 years, traveling to national camps all over the US. She also played 4 years of DI soccer for George Mason University, where she totalled 64…

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Ebiye Jeremy Udo-Udoma – The Handball Ninja

Ebiye Jeremy Udo-Udoma

Ebiye Jeremy “EJ” Udo-Udoma is a former pro freestyler turned two-sport Team USA athlete. EJ is a 1st generation Nigerian-American, who started out as a sports model  for Nike, Adidas, New Era, Powerade etc. He specialized in basketball commercials and after winning the 2012 Harlem Globetrotters Online Talent Search in 2012, a scout steered EJ…

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Arturo Camarena Torres – The Fearless Freerunner

Arturo Camarena Torres

Arturo is a professional freerunner and parkour athlete from Mexico. He grew up loving extreme sports and was quite gifted in skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, and climbing. He eventually found parkour and the rest is history. He has been training and competing for 10 years and, in 2017, he came 2nd in the National Championships in…

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Danielle Inglis – The Canadian Curler

Danielle Inglis - Team Canada

Danielle is a Canadian curler from Toronto. This past year, she won the World Mixed Curling Championship title (1st ever for Canada). She is also a two-time national university champion and a silver medallist at the 2009 World Universiade. Danielle was also named as the alternate/coach for Team Ontario competing at the 2018 Scotties Tournament…

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