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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 […]

August 19, 2016 ×
‘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 […]

August 16, 2016 ×
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 […]

August 3, 2016 ×
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. […]

July 29, 2016 ×
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 […]

July 26, 2016 ×
“Rethink Role Models” Campaign Gives Australia’s Biggest Female Sporting Heroes The Kudos They Deserve

“Rethink Role Models” Campaign Gives Australia’s Biggest Female Sporting Heroes The Kudos They Deserve

Close your eyes and think of a world famous athlete. Who comes to mind? Soccer player Pele? Tennis great Andre Agassi? Or perhaps Super Bowl-winning footballer Peyton Manning? If a […]

July 18, 2016 ×
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 […]

July 14, 2016 ×
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 […]

June 22, 2016 ×
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 […]

June 16, 2016 ×
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 […]

June 3, 2016 ×
Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Roller Derby – The Sport Which Has Become A Unique Female Empowerment Platform Across China

Women across China are getting into the ‘Whip It!’ spirit all in the name of gender equality. It’s hard to find a sport played internationally that is female-dominated, so it’s […]

May 24, 2016 ×
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 […]

May 19, 2016 ×