On January 2, 2018, the team headed down to New York City to run a bobsled experience at a Winter Olympics event hosted by VISA. VISA was showcasing their squad of Olympic athletes, including the women’s Nigerian Bobsled team. There was a lot of media coverage of the event including Entertainment Tonight, HBO Sports, CBS, CBC, and more. We even had ET’s Kevin Frazier and the Nigerian Bobsled Team try out our custom-made virtual reality experience.
Throughout the month of November, we were tasked with developing a virtual reality bobsled experience. Despite being given only 3 weeks of development we were able to put together something visually compelling and fun. We created a 3D environment of the Olympic bobsled track that will be at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The experience allows the user to be an Olympic bobsledder for Team Visa and race down the track, feeling how it would be for a true Olympic athlete.