“tweet or compete”

Australian athletes have been urged to “tweet or compete” at next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in order to avoid any distractions from competition during the Games.

The country’s disappointing overall performance at London 2012 has been partly attributed to excessive social media use, as well as other aspects including alcohol consumption. …

Hurdler Sally Pearson and sprint cyclist Anna Meares, two of Australia’s gold medal winners at London 2012, claimed their decisions to turn-off all social media accounts on arrival at the Athletes’ Village boosted their chances. …

Not all athletes agreed, however, with BMX cycling champion Caroline Buchanan claiming Twitter and YouTube is part of her success routine. …

Inside the Games

It seems major Games and Competitions have given up trying to restrict social media. That’s both good and bad.

Marion Dragalescu
Marion Dragalescu

(via Ono)

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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