MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--River Cities Technology (RCT), a sports technology platform that provides an integrated solution to track athletic performance, announced today a technology partnership with the World Armwrestling League (WAL). During upcoming episodes of the WAL 2015 Championships on ESPN, viewers will witness high-tech performance metrics that are tracked, analyzed and powered by the team at RCT.
The 2015 Championships are the culmination of WAL’s massive “100 Events in 100 Cities” showcase where arm-wrestlers from around the country joined a massive competition to find the nation’s best arm-wrestler. At the 2015 Championships the lion’s share of the League’s $500,000 in prize money will be handed out.
“The RCT team will give viewers an unrivaled understanding of the sport’s intricacies as well as the physical strain arm-wrestling takes on its adherents,” said Steve Kaplan, commissioner for WAL. “Fans are going to get to know the top athletes and what makes them dedicated to such a physically demanding sport.”
“We are very excited about the partnership with WAL. This is a great opportunity to showcase the depth of the sport and our ability to publish real insights from the data we collect,” said Rishi Gautam, CEO of RCT. “The WAL partnership further validates RCT’s mission which is to provide our analytics platform to all levels of competition and all types of sport.”
The 2015 Championship action kicks off at 9:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, August 5th, with the Lightweight Championships on ESPN2, WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app.
About River Cities Technology (RCT)
RCT brings together today’s most advanced tracking, biometric and fitness sensors with an intuitive software interface to measure and improve athletic performance. The platform is available to organizations ranging from college football programs to professional soccer teams and emerging sports leagues. If you are a sports executive, coach or athlete looking to track better data to win more games then please visit www.RCTsports.co.
About World Armwrestling League (WAL)
Based in Chicago, WAL is the largest and fastest growing professional arm-wrestling league in the world, where everyday Americans perform extraordinary feats to become champions. WAL features intense matches, a high-energy and up-close fan experience, and the sport’s top superstars. For more information on WAL and the upcoming TV schedule, please visit www.walunderground.com.