How to Win Like Tori Bowie

How to Win Like Tori Bowie

On Sunday at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, American sprinter Tori Bowie became the unlikely winner of the 100m race, making her the fastest woman in the world. She claimed the title in memorable fashion, chasing down and edging out the Ivory Coast’s Marie-JosĂ©e Ta Lou by one-hundredth of a second. Her 10.85s speed […]

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS

I always tell people that you shouldn’t let your circumstances, your age or what someone tells you limit you.

GLADIATHERS & SUPERHEROES

GLADIATHERS & SUPERHEROES

Day in and day out, female athletes perform feats that are nothing short of heroic. They inspire others to be great, they bounce back from injuries, battle with archenemies and do awe-inspiring things with their bodies. There’s no denying it, GladiatHers® are our real-life superheroes.

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE: THE ATHLETE & THE ACTIVIST

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE: THE ATHLETE & THE ACTIVIST

I want my legacy to be based on the success of the people who come through the doors of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation. I want to be known by the lives we’ve changed and horizons we’ve broadened in people who have left their environments to better themselves but come back to their neighborhoods to make a difference.

MY MONTH AS HOPE SOLO’S PR MANAGER

MY MONTH AS HOPE SOLO’S PR MANAGER

Sigh. Hope Solo. Instead of talking about what a great goalie and representative of women’s sports she is, we’ve spent the majority of August talking about what a poor sport she is. She’s seriously been a public relations nightmare and I can only imagine that her management team is in full-on crisis management mode right now. […]

AND IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YA KNOW…

AND IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YA KNOW…

The Olympics have come and gone.  I must say, aside from Ryan Lochte’s full-on frat bro display of stupidity and utter disrespect, I enjoyed what I saw.  I was unquestionably entertained and inspired.  I actually think that it’s the inspiration piece that really makes the Olympics so great.  Not only are athletes providing entertainment and […]

KATINKA REMINDS US IT’S OK TO BE A TOUGH WOMAN

KATINKA REMINDS US IT’S OK TO BE A TOUGH WOMAN

We’re six whole days into the 2016 Olympics in Rio and the GladiatHers® of the world have not disappointed. They’re setting personal, Olympic and world records; inspiring us with their stories of perseverance and triumph; and even disappointing us in heartbreaking losses. The Olympics are absolutely meeting and surpassing my expectations. But in the midst […]

OLYMPIC SACRIFICES

OLYMPIC SACRIFICES

I LOVE the Olympics.  I’m really not even exaggerating when I say that.  I haven’t missed the opportunity to watch any of them since the time I had the slightest bit of control over what I watch.  And for an unreasonably long time, I just KNEW I was going to one day compete in them […]

OLYMPIC FLASHBACK: 1996, the UWNT WINS GOLD

OLYMPIC FLASHBACK: 1996, the UWNT WINS GOLD

The 1996 Olympics in Atlanta were huge for Team USA’s women.  That’s why we’re getting another Olympic Flashback from that year, and it’s courtesy of the US Women’s National Soccer Team.  

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON IN RUSSIA?!

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON IN RUSSIA?!

The 2016 Summer Olympic games are less than 2 weeks away.  Athletes have competed in their respective Trials and are set to take take center stage in Rio de Janeiro on August 5th.  In Brazil they will be representing themselves, their families and their countries.  And for some, the opportunity to represent their country is […]