Would you like to grab a burger and shake with Alana Hadley? Have your kid tutored by Olivia Mickle? Shoot the breeze with Esther Atkins? Maybe even receive a home-brewed ale from Camille Heron? There’s a website for that!
Have you heard of AthleteBiz? It’s an online platform dedicated to introducing U.S. world-class track and field athletes to fans and potential fans. Each athlete can craft her brand on her own AthleteBiz page, offering merchandise, services, blog posts, and more. In the way of services, athletes can offer everything from a personalized video message of encouragement, public speaking engagements, guest appearances, or even personalized coaching. The options don’t stop there. Athletes and fans are encouraged to get creative; all you have to do is ask for custom engagement (like that home-brew from Camille).
While we know running is the best sport around, AthleteBiz has its work cut out for it. Running is a minor sport in the United States compared to baseball, basketball, hockey, and, of course, football. AthleteBiz seeks to change that, while providing world-class American runners an opportunity to financially support their training and connect with fans like us. Read more >>