“I like this sport because no one tells me I’m good at it.” I overheard a middle school student saying this to his friend the other day, and it caused me to spend a workout or two thinking about kids and pressure. Pressure. What do others expect me to do?
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Is it just the way Facebook is filtering my feed (probably) or has there been a lot in the news lately about the negative things women have to deal with in the world of elite sport? There was the tennis thing. There is the women’s soccer thing. Most recently there
I suppose I should start with an apology to those who witnessed my shameless name-dropping over the last few days. But, really, wouldn’t you too if you were spending the weekend with living history!? Few people today would probably recognize even the names of the champions of my second sport who
One of my dear friends invited me to Seattle to speak to a girls-empowerment event called “Because You’re Amazing.” I said, friend, you ARE amazing, and I would love to come visit. To which Susan said something like, well, you are amazing. I’ll spare readers the rest of the gushy love-fest.