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DC United's Julian Gressel on MLS return to play

Julian Gressel, midfielder for DC United, gives his take on returning to play amid the global pandemic, in the MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando. Julian explores things like being game ready after many months off, his perception of his safety, and how he stayed in shape recently, as well as his excitement to return to the field.

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Jeff Kingsfield joins RippleWorx

Meet RippleWorx’s newest ambassador and member, Jeff Kingsfield. Jeff has extensive executive experience, including being the owner of The Kingsfield Company, a real estate investment firm in Atlanta, GA. With a passion for building and developing successful businesses, Jeff is excited about putting this experience into practice for RippleWorx’s vision of helping people and companies #bebetter.

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Quarantine with RippleWorx, Jonas Hummels

Have you ever wondered how quarantine affects different individuals? RippleWorx is putting together a series of posts from various employees, to understand the human experience in quarantine across the world, and how people are coping with our newfound normal. This week we have retired professional soccer player Jonas Hummels, living in Munich, Germany.

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The Margin of Elite by Michael Parkhurst

Millions of kids grow up playing sports - almost all imagining a life as a professional. Some are lucky enough to continue to play at the high school level and from there even fewer at the collegiate level. Most, finish here, with only the select and elite few getting the opportunity to play professionally. And here, at each sports’ highest level, is where the margins between good and great and great and elite are at their finest.

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Quarantine with RippleWorx, Andreas Ottl

Have you ever wondered how quarantine affects different individuals? RippleWorx is putting together a series of posts from various employees, to understand the human experience in quarantine across the world, and how people are coping with our newfound normal. First up, retired professional soccer player Andreas Ottl, living in Munich, Germany.

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A 24/7 Athlete's Mindset by Michael Parkhurst

At the latter end of my career I saw many young players try to break into the team. Year after year there were new teenagers, all the “best of the best” in their age groups throughout their lives. And for every one player that made it to a second contract, there were five who were cut within two to three years. For most, it was not a lack of talent but rather the lack of a strong mentality and professionalism that kept them from progressing. These players were unable to correlate the factors of the 24/7 athlete to success.

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The 24/7 Athlete by Michael Parkhurst

When I was playing soccer professionally, this was a common question I was asked. Young athletes and their parents frequently wondered, how much time does it take each day to play in the pros. Early in my career I would answer with something standard like - “typically about 7:30/8am until 1pm-ish and then I’m free for the day.” I’d then see the joy on the kids' faces imagining such a ‘work-day’ while I would simultaneously see the envy on the faces of the parents. What I didn’t tell them about was my frequent afternoon gym sessions with my roommate, or healthy eating habits, or the daily 9 hours of sleep. (In other words, no binge-watching until 2:00 in the morning.)

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RippleWorx Wins an AFWERX SBIR Phase I

We are excited to kick off the new year with AFWERX and the Air Force Research Lab! We closed out 2019 with a U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract award from AFWERX! Our performance acceleration platform, powered by continuous time-series data monitoring and data-driven goals, showed the air force a plethora of possible application areas.

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New VP of US Sports

We are excited to announce that Michael Parkhurst has joined the RippleWorx family! Michael is our new Vice President of US Sports. He will be helping us at RippleWorx to further our influence and partnerships in the world of sports, and to bring new clients on to our performance acceleration platform!

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RippleWorx has Joined the Military

Do you hand your soldiers an excel sheet, then ask them to go home and pack their bag, only to make them come back and unpack it in front of you to ensure they packed everything correctly? What if there was an automated way to check that every soldier packed optimally?

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RippleWorx is Connecting Hospitals

RippleWorx puts effortless scheduling, secure and compliant communication, and instant feedback, in the pocket of every staff member of HealthCare organizations around the world.

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