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Weplay Provides Exclusive Youth Sports Videos of Peyton Manning and the Manning Family Growing Up in New Orleans
Feb 02, 2010 (03:02 PM EST)
NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Weplay.com, the leading online youth sports community, released exclusive footage of Peyton Manning growing up in New Orleans on his Weplay profile. The video footage available to youth sports enthusiasts and press includes scenes from the Manning backyard with Peyton's brothers Cooper and Eli Manning; interviews with their father, Archie Manning; and footage of Peyton Manning playing at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Peyton's profile also includes video of him playing in a New Orleans Saints jersey, that of his upcoming Super Bowl opponents.
"We're excited to have Weplay Pros like Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Derek Jeter share their home videos with us. It gives everyone a chance to see that they weren't born superstars, but instead were kids growing up playing the games they loved, just like us, with families just like ours," said Weplay CEO, Stephen Hansen.
Peyton Manning has shared these videos and photos on his Weplay profile, where he blogs and answers fans questions and comments. Additionally, Weplay showcases Peyton Manning teaching football in their football Skills & Drills section, where Peyton teaches how to throw a football, how to manage the huddle and much more.
"Weplay is thankful for all Peyton's contributions to our community from his inspirational video on youth sports to his participation in contests like Peyton's Picks, which connected him to Pop Warner players and fans," added Stephen Hansen.
On Weplay kids can connect with Peyton Manning and other stars as well as post their own achievements and build a fan base. The site aims to help parents, coaches and kids all get more out of the games they play.
Weplay.com (http://www.weplay.com) is the leading online youth sports community. Its mission is to enable and enhance the joy of sports for kids, families, coaches and fans both online and on the field. On Weplay, parents, coaches and kids can set up team sites, create profiles, view comprehensive libraries of Skills and Drills, get answers to their questions and connect to the larger sports community. Weplay.com's partners include CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency; Major League Baseball Advanced Media; FirstMark Capital; and iconic athletes Derek Jeter, LeBron James, Peyton Manning, Tony Parker, Shaun Alexander, Ryan Howard, Jennie Finch, Brandi Chastain, Summer Sanders and Sheryl Swoopes.