Today's Entrepreneur: Bryan Clay

Jam Narte · September 20, 2016 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4729

"Fitness can be intimidating and overwhelming for most. I'm working to change that."

Today's Entrepreneur is Bryan Clay. Bryan’s 2008 Gold Medal and 2004 Silver Medal in the Decathlon has earned him the title of “World’s Greatest Athlete”. With a desire to change the world, Bryan’s passion is now focused on creating innovative products that inspire health and fitness. He is also the founder of PK Fitness, an innovative new product that captures effort during any workout activity. In PK Fitness, it’s not how far or how fast, it’s how hard you workout. 

Bryan is Founder and CEO of the Bryan Clay Foundation that seeks to help youth become fulfilled, productive members of society who are passionate about giving back. Bryan is also Founder of Bryan Clay, Inc., a platform that he uses to encourage and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for better living. 

 

A little bit about Bryan:

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

2016 Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame Member 
2012 Eric Liddell Award 
2008 Olympic Gold Medal (Decathlon) 
2008 Jim Thorpe Award 
2008 Athlete of the Year (USA Track and Field) 
2011 Visa Humanitarian of Year 
2004 Olympic Silver Medal (Decathlon)

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

PK Fitness

Full bio

Bryan is a world-class athlete who’s passion for health and fitness has been a driving principal in his life. Bryan attended Azusa Pacific University on a full athletic scholarship where he competed in the Decathlon. Bryan’s athletic career led him to ultimately win the Silver Medal in the 2004 Athens Olympics, the Gold Medal in the 2005 World Championships and, his ultimate achievement, the Gold Medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His margin of victory of 240 points set him far apart from his competition and anchored his title as the “World’s Greatest Athlete”.

Bryan is Founder and CEO of the Bryan Clay Foundation that seeks to help youth become fulfilled, productive members of society who are passionate about giving back. Bryan is also Founder of Bryan Clay, Inc., a platform that he uses to encourage and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for better living. Bryan was recognized with Visa’s Humanitarian of the Year award in 2011, the ASAMA’s All Around Award (the Jim Thorpe Award), and the Athlete of the Year Award (the Jesse Owen’s Award) for USA Track & Field in 2008.

 

PK fitness may be one of the presenters on stage pitching Mark Cuban (Maverick), Dana Settle (Greycroft), Brian Lee (Honest Company), Mike Jones (Science) and so many more at Splash LA 2016, 10/13 in Santa Monica. Register Here.

 

 

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Jam Narte

As an undergrad, she participated in several research projects under Behavioral Science and Gerontology. Right after graduation, Jam founded a hardware startup company that raised $132k in Kickstarter and over $3 million in seed investments.

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PK Fitness is an innovative new product that captures effort during any workout activity. In PK Fitness, it’s not how far or how fast, it’s how hard you workout.

PK Fitness is an effort based activity tracker and social network. PK Fitness is a simple, easy to use workout journal that displays real-time effort during any activity. PK Fitness also tracks workout attributes such as type of activity, duration, distance, pace, geographic location, and calories burned.

Under the hood, PK Fitness uses proprietary algorithms to determine effort
that is uniquely calculated for each user. Best of all, the more you use PK Fitness, the smarter it becomes about your capabilities and the more precisely it is able to calculate, record, and ultimately guide your fitness journey.

PK Fitness is a social platform that encourages interaction with friends, family, and the broader fitness-minded community. PK Fitness can also be utilized for group training such as in crossfit, spin classes or sports team training.

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or simply trying to improve your overall fitness level, tracking your effort with PK Fitness is the key to achieving results!

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Bryan’s 2008 Gold Medal and 2004 Silver Medal in the Decathlon has earned him the title of “World’s Greatest Athlete”. With a desire to change the world, Bryan’s passion is now focused on creating innovative products that inspire health and fitness.