Managing a global business from Birmingham? Thanks to Forge, it’s easy

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Kelli Eldridge, of Racequest
Kelli Eldridge (pictured) and her business partners have adopted Forge Co-Working as the main office of their jet-setting, athlete-oriented company.

RaceQuest orients itself around one idea: “train and race with the pros.”  I interviewed Co-Founder Kelli Eldridge to learn how this world-class training camp and race touring company based itself in Birmingham!

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The Electrifying Return of UAB Football

Sam Hunt Concert
Photo Courtesy of Courtney Clifford UAB Student

THE HOUSE PARTY

UAB football is back after a two- year hiatus. The excitement in Birmingham can be felt all around town. It’s electric! Friday night UAB kicked off the return of football with a ‘UAB House Party’ with vendors and a concert by former UAB quarterback and country music star Sam Hunt, in Uptown Birmingham. Over 20,000 happy and excited UAB fans, supporters and employees attended the free House Party concert to kick off the return of football. Continue reading “The Electrifying Return of UAB Football”

IndyCar roars into Birmingham with former champions in preparation for April race

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Defending race winner Simon Pagenaud practices at Barber Motorsports Park for the April 21-23 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, via INDYCAR Photo – Chris Jones

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud looks at the race track at Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park, with its numerous sweeping turns and occasional fast straightaways, and is reminded of the motorcycle course near his hometown in France.

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1MillionCupsBham Presentation – “Satterfield Technologies”

In terms of consumers who buy products to help them with movement, there are three main types, the Athlete, the Elderly, and the Handicap.

Forrest Satterfield’s company, Satterfield Technologies, wants to help those (above) looking for external limb attachments or prosthetic’s and find them cheaper and more efficiently.

Forrest Satterfield, a Senior Biomedical major and Entrepreneurship minor at UAB has been working on his company since freshmen year in college. Photo by Wade Cline

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UAB On Bleeding Edge of Helmet Design – Can we make football safer?

Cross-section computer render of the upcoming VICIS ZERO1

Alabama loves football.  But it’s a rough sport.  You probably know  someone who’s been injured in the game.  Recently, football has come under fire for the inherent risks, which include the lifelong effects of repeated head injuries, such as concussions.  Helmets used today offer protection from direct impacts, but little else.  Can technology make it safer?

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