The 2010 Winter Olympics are underway in Vancouver, British Columbia. This week a lot of the alpine skiing events are taking place at Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort. Whistler is the official Alpine Skiing Venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
We have had a NetEqualizer in place at Whistler since 2006 (as part of an overall network project implemented by Tranzeo Wireless Technologies, Inc.). Which leads us to wonder, how many of the athletes will use the Whistler network, and hence the NetEqualizer, while in Vancouver?
The 2010 Olympics site lists 314 athletes under “alpine skiing”. So potentially hundreds of competitors are benefitting from our technology! Today I read that Didier Dafago (Switzerland), Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), and Bode Miller (US) took gold, silver, and bronze respectively in the Men’s Downhill. Maybe now that they are relaxing after their race, they will have time to surf the internet, catch up on email, and chat with friends online – and all hopefully very fast, thanks to Whistler’s NetEqualizer…
Anyways, it is fun to think about all the famous athletes that might be use the NetEqualizer. As you know, our bandwidth shaping products are so good they deserve a medal!