on your iPod?
It seems that everyone has an iPod these days.
MP3 player, instantly recognizable by its white earbuds, has become
hugely successful over the past four years for the way it's revolutionized
the way we listen to music.
There's something very hip about holding an iPod. Not only is the device very
visually appealing, but it gives the user access to hundreds of
songs in something no bigger than a human hand.
There are a lot of other imitators out there, but none have been able to crack iPod's stranglehold on the market.
So if it seems that everyone has an iPod these days, it's because a lot of people do.
U2, the band that also acts as a social conscience around the world, has formed an unusual relationship with iPod's maker, Apple, lending its likeness and a song to the product.
U.S. President George W. Bush has owned one since July, a present from his twin daughters. Bush likes to use it when he's mountain biking and his personal playlist includes artists such as Warren Zevon, John Fogerty and country greats George Jones and Alan Jackson.
The iPod, or any MP3 player, is a perfect accessory for athletes, keeping them company during their long cardio exercises or helping them maintain focus before a big event.
With that in mind, we surveyed athletes from a wide variety sports for answers to the question, "What's on your iPod?"
here for a photo gallery and their answers.
Jason Murdoch joined CBC Sports Online right out of Ryerson University in 2000, where he earned his journalism degree. In his time with CBC, he's served in various capacities in both the online and television world. In addition to covering the Stanley Cup playoffs, Grey Cups and Olympic Games for Sports Online, he worked part time with Hockey Night in Canada, eventually joining the television program full time as an associate producer in 2003. The NHL lockout brought him back to CBC.ca.