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Chicks in Bowls- Emily Sepik is Rolling Through Life Sober

Emily Sepik knew she was about to bottom out with her drinking habit and she knew that she needed an outlet, but she had absolutely no idea what that might be. By chance, she found herself at a Roller Derby bout. She remembers this day well because it changed her life. “I saw the team […]

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The LA Derby Dolls Need Your Help

From its origins as the banked-track roller skating marathons of the 1930’s, roller derby made a big splash in the early 2000’s. The revival initially began in Austin, Texas, and quickly spread across the nation, eventually being a recognized sport all over the world. Roller Derby is even being considered for the 2020 Olympic Games. A large […]

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UFC 207 Rousey vs. Nunes – Less Than A Minute To Win It

In less than a minute, Amanda Nunes reclaimed her title as the UFC Women’s Bantam Weight Champion. Hate to say, but Ronda Rousey was destroyed in just 48 seconds of being back in the Octagon Ring. A quick left hook followed by a heavy hitting four-punch combo had the referee calling the fight a win […]

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The Pursuit of Curiosity: Melissa Arnot on Conquering Everest

  Melissa Arnot holds the world record for women in Everest summits. She has climbed the world’s highest peak six times and is the first American woman to successfully summit and descend without the use of supplemental oxygen. Arnot is an athlete of the highest caliber, driven by her intense love for the mountains, and […]

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Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer Released: ‘We’re the Superhumans’

Channel 4 (UK) released a trailer for the Rio Paralympic games that features inspirational women and men competing in various sports. Channel 4 also released short stories for the performers and athletes available on their YouTube channel.

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Boston Marathon Winner, Atsede Baysa, Gives Trophy to Bobbi Gibb

Atsede Baysa, Ethiopian long-distance runner, won the Boston Marathon  April 18, 2016 in the women’s division and quickly turned her trophy over to former runner Bobbi Gibb. After hearing a bit of history about the race, Basya was moved by Gibb’s story of strength 50 years later. In 1966, ’67 and ’68, Gibb ran and won the race unsanctioned–being that the Boston […]

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Kaitlin Is Stronger Than You Know

Kaitlin, a 25-year-old mother to 3-year-old Lola in Texas, is no ordinary mom — she is the 2nd strongest middle weight woman in the world. Katilin’s passion is lifting weights, traveling, and feeling free to conquer her dreams. When did your passion for fitness – specifically weightlifting – begin? Was it influenced by anything in […]

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Nuria Lopez Fernandez is Running on Four Wheels

  Nuria Lopez Fernandez is a 26 year old model and wheelchair runner. Nuria was involved in an accident five years ago — a car ran her over — that left her wheelchair bound. Always being an active person, Nuria adapted and re-learned how to do many sports from her chair. She began wheelchair running […]

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Equestrian Amy McCraken Competes After Having Leg Amputated

Amy McCraken always had a deep love for horses and as a child saved any money she could to take riding lessons. But as a teenager, she spent most of her time as a competitive cyclist–leaving little time for horses. As an adult, McCraken formed her own business, ‘Evergreen Custom Media.’ It wasn’t until the […]

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Tai Babilonia: Breaking Barriers

Inspired by figure skater Peggy Fleming at age 6, Tai Babilonia broke barriers as the first figure skater of partial African American descent to compete for the United States at Olympics and win world titles.   Tai Babilonia isn’t your ordinary figure skater. In a sports career that has spanned over 42 years, Tai has […]

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