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Girl on a Mission, Sports

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

Diana Nyad, the 64 year old endurance swimmer from Florida completed a record-breaking 53 hour swim from Havana, Cuba, to Key West, Florida on Monday, Sept 2nd 2013. Why is […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission, Sports

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

We love a good phoenix story, you know, the stories about people rising from the ashes. Sammy Veall is a 23 year old Aussie Yoga instructor, but definitely not your […]

Sports

EA Sports Gears Up To Bring Women’s Soccer To It’s FIFA Video Games

EA Sports Gears Up To Bring Women’s Soccer To It’s FIFA Video Games

How has this not already happened?! Females make up almost half of the gaming population so it seems like a no brainer that companies like Blizzard, EA Sports and so […]

Entertainment, Sports

Sports Broadcasting No Longer A “Boys Club” Thanks To These Pioneer Women

Sports Broadcasting No Longer A “Boys Club” Thanks To These Pioneer Women

Sports is no longer a man’s game or a boys club. Women are knocking on the door, changing the landscape both on the field and off, and setting new benchmarks. […]

Celebrities, Entertainment, Sports

American Teen Becomes The First Woman To Win 6 Gold Medals At A World Championship

American Teen Becomes The First Woman To Win 6 Gold Medals At A World Championship

If you aren’t familiar with the name Missy Franklin, then get familiar! She is a swimming powerhouse and is set to become one of those legends in sporting history. At […]

Sports, Working Women

Move Over Boys, Meet The First Ever Female NFL Referee

Move Over Boys, Meet The First Ever Female NFL Referee

Sisters are doin’ it for…the sport! That’s right, women are breaking down gender barriers left right and center, and the best part about it is that we receive a lot […]

Sports

Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Meet Misty Copeland, if you haven’t already yet. She is a 30 year old ballerina in the American Ballet Theatre. That in itself is a huge achievement, as anyone who […]

Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission, Sports

To Become ‘Miss England’ You Have To Bend It Like Beckham

To Become ‘Miss England’ You Have To Bend It Like Beckham

These days you don’t have to fit into any traditional sort of mold to become a beauty pageant winner. Take British girl Codie Applebee, for example. The 17 year old […]

Sports

Paraplegic Woman Defies Doctors To Complete London Marathon On Legs!

Paraplegic Woman Defies Doctors To Complete London Marathon On Legs!

Claire Lomas was just another ordinary 32 year old British woman who loved horse riding and outdoor activities like many others. She was not famous nor was she a superstar […]

Sports

WNBA Player Brittney Griner Says Coming Out Gives Others Strength To Do The Same

WNBA Player Brittney Griner Says Coming Out Gives Others Strength To Do The Same

Everyone is talking about Basketball play Jason Collins and his recent public announcement that he is gay. He has gotten a lot of media attention and spoke about it candidly […]

Celebrities, Sports

The BeyonceBowl Halftime Show Proves She’s Back To Her Bootylicious Best

The BeyonceBowl Halftime Show Proves She’s Back To Her Bootylicious Best

Sasha Fierce bootylicious-ed her way across everyone in America’s TV screen yesterday for the Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show in New Orleans. Beyonce’s performance was 14 minutes of non-stop, heart-pumping, […]

Sports

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

A wonderful TED talk from Australian Cross Country Skier Janine ‘The Machine’ Shepherd. She had Olympic dreams, but after a tragic accident was declared a paraplegic by doctors. But her […]

Sports

9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

She may not yet be in high school yet but 9 year old Samantha Gordon from Utah is already causing a stir in the football world. Her story went viral […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

Her name is Judit Polgar, and she is now 36. But she is also the only woman in the Top 100 chess players in the world, and reached the Top […]