Do you lie awake at night thinking about just how hard to ride your bike for 112 miles after swimming 2.4 miles and before running that 26.2 mile marathon without a break? Of course you do--especially if you're attempting an Ironman Triathlon. Turns out there's an optimal answer to that problem and a way to "cheat", courtesy of Joe Friel, legendary athlete, author and founder of TrainingPeaks. I'll get to that conundrum in a minute. The TrainingPeaks SOAP API helps coaches and athletes use the platform to add users, upload data, get works outs and achieve peak performance.
A national hackathon event series focused on the use of sports APIs aims to strengthen the nascent growth of sports applications and technologies. On the heels of the release of recent sports data APIs like NFLData, On Deck Cup offers developers a chance to play with a wide range of sports data APIs, not always available openly.
Now that summer is in full swing we should all get off our computers (for a short amount of time) and go enjoy some sunshine. What could be a better way of absorbing some vitamin d than to play a rousing round of disc golf. DGCourseReview provides a directory that allows users to search by location and find local disc golf courses. The company’s Disc Golf Course Review API allows developers to pull course information, ratings, reviews and create custom applications using this information.