👥 About Us

Welcome to SportsFoundation, your hub for in-depth sports guides, tips, and reviews.

We’re committed to helping athletes and enthusiasts of all levels achieve their best. Our team of athletes, enthusiasts, and fitness experts curate content for both mainstream and niche sports.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete, we provide tailored advice. From gear recommendations and techniques to nutrition and injury prevention, we’ve got you covered for a successful sports journey!

⚽ Why We Love Sports

  1. Sports are more than just games; they’re a celebration of human potential, a testament to our drive and resilience.
  2. Engaging in sports allows us to push our limits, foster camaraderie, and embrace the spirit of competition.
  3. They teach us about determination, discipline, and teamwork.
  4. The rush of adrenaline when we play, the collective gasp of a spectating crowd, and the euphoria of victory are experiences that resonate on a deeply human level.
  5. Through sports, we find a sense of belonging, challenge our own boundaries, and discover the profound joys of both individual and shared accomplishments.
  6. It’s not just about winning; it’s about the journey, the growth, and the stories that unfold on the field, court, or track. For all these reasons and more, we are endlessly passionate about sports.

👋 Meet our Team

Max Kuch

Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief

Max is a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. He founded & runs stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton and Mini Golf (competed on national level in Germany), started learning ‘real’ Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

❤️ Expert in: PaddleboardingBadminton, and Mini Golf

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Alyssa Omandac

Content Manager Assistant

Alyssa is a dynamic force in sports content. She combines her love for sports with her excellent writing skills. Her background in volleyball and newfound enthusiasm for surfing bring a unique perspective to her work. Alyssa turns her excitement of sports into amazing articles.

❤️ Expert in: Volleyball and Surfing

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Rev Nisay

Content Manager Assistant

Meet Rev, one of our dedicated team members who embodies the essence of sports passion. When he’s not immersed in the world of sports content creation, Rev is busy honing his skills in esports and exploring the great outdoors through activities like hiking and basketball.

❤️ Expert in: Basketball and Hiking

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Tim Setias

Video Editor

Tim is a passionate filmmaker and a video editor, dedicating all his time honing his skills. He also has a sports background as his hobbies are Basketball, Volleyball, Hiking, Chess, Track and Field, Long Jumping, Billiards, and many more. Combining these two qualities, he pours all of his knowledge into creating wonderful Sports Videos.

❤️ Expert in: Basketball, Hiking, Billiards & Track and Field

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🏅 Meet our Sports Experts

James Whittemore is a co-founder of Executive Thrillseeker travel blog, a full time travel writer and content creator. When he is not traveling, he is based out of New York with his wife and traveler partner Inna. Together they leave the city on every occasion that they can, to visit new places, and especially – new locations for White Water Rafting. After doing this for 3 years, James became quite the expert, especially for destinations in Southeast Asia and the United States.

❤️ Expert in: White Water Rafting

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Inna Ned

Writer

Inna Nedostupenko is a real estate agent in New York as well as a travel and a co-founder of the Executive Thrillseeker travel blog. She is originally from Ukraine and have traveled extensively before meeting her husband and settling in the US. She has done White Water Rafting in many countries in Southeast Asia.

❤️ Expert in: White Water Rafting

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Stefanie is a hiking and camping enthusiast who spends most of her travels experiencing the outdoors. She is the founder of Open Road Odysseys, a road trip travel blog for budget and outdoor adventurers.

❤️ Expert in: Hiking

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Jane Geffin

Writer

Jane is a social worker and founder and author of thefamilyconscience.com – a parenting and family travel site. She’s a swim parent with two children swimming competitively at regional level and is also a swimming official. Both she and her kids regularly take part in triathlons and are members of a triathlon club. The Family Conscience offers advice for motivation and positive mindset for teens and tweens – particularly important when it comes to sport!

❤️ Expert in: Swimming and Triathlon

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Tanya Taylor

Writer

Tanya is a running enthusiast who loves to run 5Ks and 10Ks. She is self-trained and has completed marathons, competing in Illinois, Michigan, California, and Wisconsin. She advocates for staying healthy and strong in body, mind, and spirit. When she’s not running or writing on her travel blog travelsandtreasures.com, you can usually find her managing IT projects at a global financial services company or discovering new places for family vacations.

❤️ Expert in: Running

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Jessica D’Addabbo, originally from California, has excelled in competitive cheerleading for six years, notably as a flyer and tumbler, winning first place at a national competition. Transitioning from her athletic achievements, she is now graduating from medical school in the Midwest and ready to apply her unique blend of discipline and teamwork in her future endeavors. She’s also the creator behind the travel blog, travelandtannins.com

❤️ Expert in: Cheerleading

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Caroline Muller

Caroline founded and runs Veggiewayfarer.com (#1 Sustainable Travel Blog in Belgium). Her travels have led her to hike across the globe, exploring the very best nature has to offer. When she is home in rainy Belgium she keeps in shape by practicing Crossfit and a handful of different sports, both indoor and outdoor.

❤️ Expert in: Crossfit

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Gladis is a certified mindfulness and yoga teacher by House of Om in Bali, Indonesia. She leads happiness experiments, a retreat that draws into modern science and ancient traditions to cultivate joy. She is a slow traveler who likes to stay in one country for at least a month to fully experience the local life. She’s currently slow traveling Europe. On her blog, Happiness on The Way, you’ll find a collection of off-the-beaten-path places, wellness retreats, and thrilling adventures.

❤️ Expert in: Yoga

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Nic Hilditch-Short

Nic Hilditch-Short, an English football enthusiast and former player, has a rich background in sports despite a knee injury that shifted her focus from football and skateboarding to climbing and hiking. Her early years were marked by her involvement in the Manchester skateboarding scene and playing football at a local and university level, influenced by her professional footballer father. After her injury, she transitioned to climbing and hiking, engaging in indoor bouldering competitions and enjoying outdoor climbs and hikes around the world, from the UK to Australia, New Zealand, and China. Her love for Arsenal football club has remained strong since 2001.

❤️ Expert in: HikingSkateboardingSoccer, and Rock Climbing

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Taylor Beal

Writer

Taylor is a travel blogger and educator who helps others travel Europe easily. She is a field hockey expert, playing on nationally-competing teams for more than a decade before playing division I field hockey at Liberty University.

❤️ Expert in: Field Hockey

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Taylor Beal
Melanie Seneviratne

Melanie has been traveling for over 12 years and decided to share her passion with others. She is a travel writer and planner who grew up near the Canadian Rockies and loves everything outdoors, especially hiking and birdwatching. Her mission is to help every day people explore the outdoor world and connect with nature.

❤️ Expert in: Hiking

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Kelly Wiese

Writer

Kelly is a travel lover, and an adventure and sports enthusiast, and lover of all things wine. Kelly’s passion lies in exploring Canada and other parts of the world and sharing her experiences with others. As a senior traveller, Kelly aims to inspire others to live their best life and not be afraid to venture out into the world on their own. She encourages solo travel and offers tips and advice on how to do it safely and confidently. In sports, she was one of the MVP provincial champs in volleyball, have 4 years recreational experience in beach volleyball and was an MMA black belt and former instructor.

❤️ Expert in: Beach VolleyballTrack and Field, Volleyball, and Mixed Martial Arts

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Michael Lynch

Writer

Mike is an active member of the endurance sports community. He has participated in numerous long-distance multi-sport and running events, including Ironman Louisville, Chicago Marathon, Kentucky Derby Marathon, as well as multiple 50K trail races. In addition to running events Mike enjoys exploring the outdoors through epic hiking adventures with his family. He writes about his adventures on his niche site Our Campfire Unplugged.

❤️ Expert in: Hiking and Running

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Wietse, hailing from the waters of Friesland, is not just a physical education teacher but also a skilled SUP coach with a passion for speed skating. From local competitions to coaching small groups, his expertise extends to reviewing boards and sharing the tranquil allure of Leeuwarden’s canals with enthusiasts everywhere.

❤️ Expert in: Paddleboarding, Speed Skating

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📰 Press

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