The guys over at Jolly Blast Production have announced that they are in partnership with NFL player Tony Gonzalez to create a series of sport adventure apps and ebooks that will be released for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Tony Gonzalez is five-time NFL All-Pro tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons.
The sports adventures will feature an animated Gonzalez as “Coach Tony”, which will be the title of this series of apps. His job will be encouraging children to get active and spark a lifelong love for games and movement. Here is what Gonzalez had to say about this partnership:
“The benefits for kids who are educated and inspired to be active go far beyond the courts and playing fields. Whether it’s an organized sport, a school playground activity or a made-up backyard game, kids who learn to develop discipline, teamwork and self-confidence, as well as physical health and fitness, are enriched for a lifetime. A body in motion is always going to be healthier and happier – and that’s the message JOLLY BLAST is excited to share.”
Jeffery Eagle, Chairman and CEO of Jolly Blast Productions, also expressed his opinions on the partnership:
“Having Tony as an active part of our creative design team, as well as integrated directly into our stories, brings authenticity and star power to our series. Tony has long been a proud supporter of youth sports, health nutrition and anti-childhood obesity initiatives, and together we are pursuing the dual mission of entertaining children while opening their lives to the countless benefits that come from being active.”
Jolly Blast Productions have also announced that PadWorx Digital Media will help develop the apps and ebooks for parents, coaches and children. The apps and ebooks do not have a release date as of yet.