Team USA has launched the official app of the 2014 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams: 2014 Team USA Road to Sochi presented by Smucker's. This is the free, on-the-go destination for fans to meet their team and follow the journeys of each and every athlete.
Optimized for phones and tablets and available in the Google Play and iTunes stores, Road to Sochi has the complete lineup of Olympians and Paralympians and follows their experience through Sochi with photos, behind-the-scenes video, social media feeds and breaking news on their performances.
Using a new feature called My Team USA, you can customize a portal of selected athlete social media feeds and latest news, making it easy to follow your favorites. The “Cheer” function allows you to chat in real-time with athletes through their Facebook and Twitter feeds, engaging directly with them from halfway around the world.
Key features of the application include:
Daily updates of who is making the team
Unique and timely editorial content on competing athletes and sports served daily
Athlete social media links and custom-made "cheer" button which enables users to send personal messages to athletes via Facebook and Twitter
In-depth athlete bios, photo galleries and video clips, and a "My Team USA" section which allows users to customize the feeds from their favorite athletes
Ability to donate to Team USA or support the team by purchasing official Team USA gear