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Trouble in Crowdfunding Parad-Ice

Nothing like a messy divorce in the world of amateur ice skating to create crowdfunding havoc. When the duo of Min Yu-ra and Alexander Gamelin began their quest for Olympic gold, Gamelin’s parents set up a charity crowdfunding campaign to … Continue reading

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British Women Crowdfund Their Way To The Olympics

If you see a British women’s bobsled at the Winter Olympics with the words “Powered by the People,” that’s the sleigh of Mica McNeill. The women’s team was told in September that the GB Olympic team could only afford to … Continue reading

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U.S. Track Star Crowdfunding Defense vs. Nike

U.S. track star Boris Berian is crowdfunding his defense in a lawsuit filed by sportswear behemoth Nike. Nike sued Berian after letting his endorsement contract expire when Berian started running in New Balance shoes. Nike claims that Berian is still … Continue reading

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