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Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

Sports

8 Year Old Sky Brown Is The Youngest Girl To Skate At The Vans US Open Pro Series

8 Year Old Sky Brown Is The Youngest Girl To Skate At The Vans US Open Pro Series

Remember the name Sky Brown because we have absolutely no doubt she is going to take the world by storm. This badass 8 year-old hails from Miyazaki, Japan but has […]

Sports

The Inspiring Moments From The 2016 Rio Paralympics That Deserve More Media Attention

The Inspiring Moments From The 2016 Rio Paralympics That Deserve More Media Attention

In case you missed it, the 2016 Rio Paralympics closed out with a momentous ceremony on Sunday, September 18. Yes, we know it was the same night as the Prime […]

Body Image, Sports

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Now that the Olympics are over for another year, it’s going to be a long 4 years until the next games. And if you’re like us and were stoked to […]

Feminism, Sports

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

Interviews, Sports

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

Sports

Team USA’s 2016 Olympic Gymnastics Line-Up Is The Girl Power Gang Of Our Dreams

Team USA’s 2016 Olympic Gymnastics Line-Up Is The Girl Power Gang Of Our Dreams

The Olympics are always an event which captures the attention and imagination of the world in a way that no other single sporting event can. Athletes from across the globe […]

Sports

Nike Not Playing Games When It Comes To Empowering Female Athletes In This New Video

Nike Not Playing Games When It Comes To Empowering Female Athletes In This New Video

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are just around the corner, and we are starting to see a lot of attention on the athletes and the event in the lead up. […]

Sports

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Paralyzed Woman Hikes The Appalachian Trail Solo

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Paralyzed Woman Hikes The Appalachian Trail Solo

Whatever battle you are facing today, whatever struggle you are enduring, this story is for you. It’s part of human life to face difficulty, but there is a comfort knowing […]

Sports

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

In news you probably did not think you would read today, Iran has officially become the 100th member of the International Surfing Association. Yes, you read that right. Iran, a […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

Someone should get in touch with Avril Lavigne and tell her it’s time to re-write her famous 2002 hit ‘Sk8er Boi’, because we’re pretty sure after reading this story about […]

Sports

Who Run The World – Women Now Out-Pace Men In Long And Short Distance Marathons

Who Run The World – Women Now Out-Pace Men In Long And Short Distance Marathons

Most of us are familiar with the iconic black and white image above. In the center is Katherine Switzer, the first woman to ever compete in the Boston Marathon, in […]

Sports

She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

Her name is Lhakpa Sherpa, and she has just made history by becoming the first woman to summit Mt. Everest 7 times. The Nepali-American Sherpa, who lives in Connecticut, by […]

Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]