The Tulane Hullabaloo

Reaching new heights: Tulane athletics opens altitude training chamber in Hertz Center

The altitude chamber looks out on a practice basketball court in the Hertz Center.

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

Because the highest point in New Orleans is just 43 feet above sea level, the Crescent City’s athletes rarely encounter the challenges presented by training at a significant altitude. To offer an innovative solution to this problem, Tulane athletics recently unveiled an altitude training room, the first of its kind on a college campus in the U.S. The ch...