The Super Bowl and Olympics of 2030


With the Super Bowl behind us and the Olympics right in front of us, seems like a good time to reflect on sports. With so many forces converging across the science, technology, societal, economic, and political spectrum’s, there is one thing we know for sure; not even sports is safe from the world altering change that lies ahead. With that in mind, I began thinking about the Super Bowl and Olympics of 2030. What types of changes are in store for these massive sporting events?

In the middle of last year, I presented on the Future of Sports at a local event. A summary of that session can be found here. In the narrated short presentation below, I explore the various dimensions of sports and a number of possible sports-related advances. I close with a poll that asks the following:

Who do you think will be most impacted by sports-related advances, in the next five years?

  • The Athletes?
  • The Fans?
  • Is it the Stakeholders, such as Officials, Teams, and Leagues?
  • Perhaps the Media, including Brands and Sponsors?
  • Or is it Other? Participants that are still relatively unknown.

Please take a moment to share your opinion at the end of the presentation by clicking on the poll link in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

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