10-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Carl Lewis payed a visit on Friday to the city where he won his last bit of gold, to help promote Comcast’s all encompassing X1 platform for Rio.
His first stop of the day was the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce for a breakfast and talk about his experience as an Olympian, with a concentration reflect the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He also took questions and posed for pictures with those in attendance.
Lewis’ talk, and the event in general showcased how consumers will view the Olympics like never before on Comcast’s X1 platform, which will blend more than 6,000 hours of live, on demand and online streaming content, and present it to viewers in a way that’s intuitive and easy to navigate. It’s all about “personalization” as users can customize their experience by following featured athletes, teams and nations; search all Olympic content with their voice; and keep up with real-time results, medal counts, schedules and highlights with the sports companion app.
The 33-year old Lewis even joked about helping his mother use the remote control, but praised Comcast and turned serious when talking about his favorite Olympic Games moments.
Comcast X1 is basically bringing you to Rio to watch and experience all the action. X1 is providing a complete 2016 Rio Olympics viewing experience and subscribers should go along for the ride and enhance what is already a fantastic viewing experience. See more at Xfinity.com.