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How Olympians are using VR

Posted on: 01/31/2018| Source: http://mashable.com

Have you ever wanted the thrill of skiing without the bitter cold? These skiers are using virtual reality to hit the slopes - but not because they are afraid of the cold. "For the past two years, U.S. Ski and Snowboard has been working with Strivr, a VR training startup based in Menlo Park, California. The Utah-based national governing body for skiing and snowboarding uses Strivr's VR platform to train athletes for World Cup competitions as well as the upcoming Olympics." This way they can really dial in on the specific course they will be on at the actual Olympics. They can memorize every turn and hopefully bring home the gold!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost here. For the skiers and snowboarders of Team USA, that means constant training on the slopes — and in virtual reality. For the past two years, U.S. Ski and Snowboard has been working with Strivr, a VR...[Read More]
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