Online dating for athletes

Now a physical education teacher back on the West Coast, and single, the dual-degree holder—finance and marketing—has started a new venture that ties her worlds together: Playoff Dating App.

Available on Facebook, the app aims to connect collegiate and professional athletes all over the world, pairing users based on location, sport, and interests.

"It's how they view the world." He created Veggie Date as a safe place for vegetarians to share their lifestyle with other vegetarians around the country.

Plus, at the time he created Veggie Date, there weren't many vegetarian sites and people needed a way to connect, he said, adding, "it's important to be on the same wavelength." Veggie Date, which launched in 1999 and has around 13,000 members, makes money through a combination of membership fees and ads. "I make strong efforts to be vegan and I say I'm nearly vegan," he said of his connection to the site. met her husband Glenn in 2007 after posting a profile to the site.

Members can also purchase virtual gifts like virtual champagne or virtual roses.That’s the realization that came to Amanda Mc Grew, whose life has been shaped by basketball.Hoops brought the Santa Monica, Calif., native across the country to Rhode Island, where she played for the Rams from 2005-09.Just ask American snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who recently admitted that all the Olympic athletes in her general vicinity made perusing Tinder on her phone an enticing, but ridiculously distracting activity.“Tinder! Users can set their parameters to display other members who are nearby, or widen their range up to 100 miles away or so—hence Anderson’s infatuation with being in a colony of young, single athletes.

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