– Advertisement – This personal alert wearable is super easy to use. Once you get it, simply create an account on the SOS app. Then, enter your emergency contacts onto the list. In the event of an emergency, press the button on the front of the band. It sends one-click GPS and elevation coordinates to your contacts immediately. And the best part is, you don’t even need to have your phone on you to use this device. The SOS will cover you no matter your phone’s status. So it sounds like a practical gadget pretty much anyone would want to include in their EDC.SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person outdoorsDoes this gadget track your movements?While this personal alert wearable can pinpoint your location when you need help, it doesn’t keep a log of your movements. It only works when you activate it, keeping your movements private and personal. So this is one device, at least, that won’t ask you to rate the bakery you passed during your last bike ride.– Advertisement – The beauty of this personal alert wearable is that it works globally. So you can wear it while you jog in your neighborhood or hike while you’re on a business trip. For now, the SOS Band works in over 213 countries, and more are being added all the time. Check the list before you head out.SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person rock climbingCan I wear this emergency wristband in the rain?The makers of the SOS Band know that when you’re outside, rain and splashes happen. That’s why they’ve given their wristband a completely sealed design so that it can go with you pretty much anywhere. It’s even saltwater proof, so you can wear it while you’re wakeboarding or doing any other watersport in the ocean. It’s definitely a product you’ll want to take with you on your next beach vacation.SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person paddlingDoes this product take the environment into account?According to the company’s Indiegogo page, this personal alert wearable promotes sustainability since its battery is so long lasting—this cuts down on the use of batteries compared to similar products. Also, the durable material stands up to heavy use. This means you shouldn’t have to replace the band for over ten years. It also means there’s less material manufacturing, putting a smaller load on the planet’s raw materials.SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person throwing a ropeThe SOS Band personal alert wearable is a great gadget for people who exercise alone outdoors. This device is easy to use and provides a truly great service, sending your location’s coordinates to your emergency contacts. And with the millions of sporting accidents that occur in the US each year, it’s a wearable that could prove to be a lifesaver. So it’s a gadget you’ll want to consider getting for yourself and loved ones.The SOS Band global personal alert wearable costs $75, and you can preorder yours on Kickstarter.What other gadgets are you crazy about for your solo adventures outdoors? Let us know in the comments :).SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person walking through the forest SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person rock climbingHow long does the battery last?You won’t have to worry about running out of batteries with this sports wearable. That’s because the SOS Band‘s batteries last for ten years. That’s right; you won’t need to change the batteries on this wristband for a decade. This is a huge improvement over the typical wearable’s battery life, which only lasts a few days before needing a recharge.SOS Band global personal alert wearable on a person huntingWhere does this location-sharing wristband work?- Advertisement – Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she’s not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters. You love exercising in the great outdoors but know it can be dangerous out there. Breathe a little easier with the SOS band. This emergency wearable is easy to use and sends your location’s coordinates to your contacts if you’re in trouble.If you bike or run solo, you know how important it is to stay connected to emergency contact while you’re out. And luckily, today’s wearables are making that easier than ever, especially the SOS Band global personal alert wearable. In the event of an emergency, this wristband shares your coordinates with your contact list. All you have to do is press a button.The SOS Band looks like a sturdy smartwatch or fitness tracker. It has the company’s logo engraved on the front and has a rugged, durable quality. In fact, this wearable is dust, impact, and water-resistant with an IP-69 rated housing case. Overal, it’s a personal safety gadget that looks like it was meant to be worn outdoors, and you’ll feel quite stylish wearing it.How does this alert wristband work?- Advertisement –
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MARONDERA, Zimbabwe (CMC) – A batting meltdown cost West Indies Under-19s another morale-boosting series win as they crashed to a 26-run defeat to Zimbabwe Under-19s in the second Youth One-Day International of the three-match series here yesterday.Chasing a modest 237 for victory, the Caribbean side were well placed at 155 for four in the 34th over but lost their last six wickets for 55 runs, to collapse to 210 all out in the 45th at Peterhouse School.Opener Keagan Simmons top-scored with 49 while Alick Athanaze got 46. Matthew Patrick and Bhaskar Yadram scored 42 apiece.But they all perished after seemingly well set and no other Young Windies batsman managed to make it into double figures.Seamer Dion Mazhawidza was the best bowler with three for 44 while off-spinner Taun Harrison finished with two for 34.Zimbabwe had earlier raised 236 for nine off their 50 overs with Ryan Murray stroking 59, Dion Myers hitting 45 and Wesley Madhevere, 38.Sent in, Zimbabwe were stumbling at 64 for three in the 12th over before Murray and Myers came together to add 78 for the fourth wicket.Murray faced 81 balls and counted eight fours while Myers struck five boundaries in a 90-ball knock.When they were separated, Myers found an ally in Madhevere – who produced a breezy 39-ball innings with three fours – to post a handsome 39 for the next wicket.Left-arm seamer Javier Spencer picked up four for 35 while pacer Nyeem Young claimed two for 64.The Young Windies had a terrible start to their run chase, losing Joshua Persaud (0) and captain Emmanuel Stewart (2) inside the first two overs to slump to eight for two.However, Simmons anchored two successive stands to revive the innings and put the Windies back on course for victory.He added 66 for the third wicket with the in-form Yadram, who struck four fours and a six off 56 deliveries, before posting another 45 for the fourth wicket with Athanaze who faced 60 balls and counted six fours.Simmons was fourth out in the 25th over after facing 63 deliveries and hitting six fours but Athanaze and Patrick added a further 36 for the fifth wicket to keep the run chase alive.Zimbabwe struck two key blows when they claimed Athanaze and Jeavor Royal (0) three balls part in the 34th over with no runs added to leave the Windies struggling on 155 for six and even though Patrick and Joshua Bishop (9) added 39 for the seventh wicket, the tourists ran out of steam as the last four wickets perished for 16 runs.The final game is set for Saturday in Harare.
Disclosing that Nigeria has gone two years without any reported case of polio, Semenitari commended the media and sports journalists in particular for their enthusiasm and helping to use the sports platform as a means of fighting the scourge.The former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) stated that only a poli0-free country could look forward to producing great sportsmen and women that can bring honour and laurels to the country.She commended Steady Run Club for consistently using its platform to help fight the eradication of polio through mass mobilisation, while at the same time helping to keep people fit.According to Idisi, who himself is an ambassador for the eradication of polio, the need to create massive awareness and to finally put an end to polio gave birth to the partnership that will also help to engender mental and physical fitness.He disclosed that there would be senior and junior categories for male and female as well as the physically challenged that will battle for the various prizes at stake.With a distance of 21km spanning through Aggrey Road to Artillery Junction and back to the starting point, other side attractions include martial arts, para-soccer, aerobics, dance for fitness, kickboxing, among others.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram As Nigeria prepares to exit the uninspiring club of nations with cases of polio, the Rotary Club International District 9141 and Steady Run Club have come together to use marathon as a way of raising further awareness to end the scourge.This came to fore at a media chat where the President of Rotary Club (Port Harcourt Cosmopolitan), Mrs Ibim Semenitari and President of Steady Run, Steady Idisi unveiled the Port Harcourt Mini Marathon scheduled for November 24, 2018, with the theme “the Final Push Against Polio.”The President of Rotary Club (Port Harcourt Cosmopolitan), Mrs Ibim Semenitari stated that sport represents one of the platforms through which mass number of people can be reached for enlightenment and collaboration towards eradicating polio.