Author Archives: MORE Than Sport

Something to smile about

In July, More Than Sport was able to fund 20 cleft palate surgeries, thanks to our partnerships with GFNY and Operation Smile. Billions of people around the world currently lack access to safe and affordable surgeries. Operation Smile, with help from partners such as More Than Sport, provides free cleft palate surgeries for children and […]

Wild Rose Triathlon in Calgary

Recently, More Than Sport teamed up with the YWCA of Calgary to raise money for women and their families who are struggling with poverty, homelessness, family violence and isolation. The YWCA focuses on empowering women to move from a place of vulnerability to one of resilience, and provides both transitional housing and emergency shelter. On […]

Bringing More than Sport Down Under!

Triathlon is a sport which can offer so much to many people. It has not only given me a whole new circle of friends and lost me a few toenails, but it has pushed me to achieve things I never thought possible. Until recently, I had no idea triathlon would take me down the path of giving back to the […]

Climb For Nepal

   

Doing MORE in Texas

By Sara Madden On May 12, 2016 I boarded a plane to Texas with the ticket I’d purchased the day before. I’d considered going there to cheer for my amazing friend and pro triathlete Bree Wee several times, but always talked myself out of it. I had to get a solid weekend of training in, […]

Cuba

In April  2016, MORE than Sport athlete Madi Serpico traveled to the National Sport School in Havana, Cuba to donate triathlon, swimming, biking and running apparel and equipment to local athletes. Join in her story below. *Special thanks to Strava, Skechers and Tri It Multisport for their incredible support and donations*    

More Than Sport in Uganda

In June, our partnership with Drink Maple allowed for the distribution of 102 water filters in Uganda, which supplied clean drinking water to more than five thousand people. Volunteers from the Kona area, many of whom were doctors or other medical personnel, set up temporary medical clinics in Uganda to treat people dealing with illnesses. […]

Ecuador Earthquake Relief

  On Monday April 16, 2016 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Ecuador and devastation occurred in many different villages. There were a total of 272 deaths and at least 2,527 injuries. There is still a lot of work to be done to help with people who continue to suffer. Penaherrera of the emergency management […]

Bike Build in St. George

John F. Kennedy once said, “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.”  With this belief in mind More than Sport and partner Flo Cycling recently hosted a bike build and giveaway event in St. George, Utah. Throughout the course of the Ironman Expo we built 150 bikes to donate to underprivileged kids […]

MORE Than Sport teams up with local charities to support Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers at the 2016 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN® North American Championship Texas.

MORE Than Sport – the global brand for good in sport – has partnered with two Texas based nonprofits, Competing for Hope and the L3 Foundation, to host a post race medal donation supporting Texas children fighting pediatric cancer and blood disorders. All athletes participating in the 2016 Memorial Hermann IRONMAN® North American Championship Texas […]