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Greatness often coincides with consistency. We expect our greatest athletes to always be great; to always display excellence; to always be on. But sometimes greatness is found, not in how well you perform, but in how well you get back up from those less than great performances; how well you stare adversity and failure in […]
All athletes must retire. It’s inevitable like death and taxes. At some point, the body isn’t able to run as fast, jump as high and throw as far as it once could. Today’s GladiatHer Crush Wednesday knows all too well the inevitability of retirement. This past weekend American great Sanya Richards Ross gave us her […]
This morning I found myself in the midst of a debate about late bloomers. The question at hand: Is it possible to get a scholarship to a NCAA Division I school and not have received any major accolades for your athletic prowess in high school? Of course, being the fan of underdogs that I am, […]
What do you do when you own world records in three different events? You try to break your own records, duuuuh. That’s exactly what Katie Ledecky did this weekend in Austin, TX. The 18-year-old human torpedo tore her way through the water and set a new world record in the 800m freestyle, winning the 16 […]
Could there be any doubt about who GladiatHer’s #WCW is? Her career with the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) has spanned over 14 years. When she officially retires on December 16, 2015, she will end her career having scored the most international goals, ever…man or woman. Her 184 international goals (77 of which were headers), […]
Our #WCW, Rebekah Gregory DiMartino, is one courageous and strong mother, wife & citizen of the world. On April 15, 2013, as she stood at the finish line of the #BostonMarathon her life was forever changed. Sadly, she became one of over 260 people who were injured as a result of the 2 bombs that […]