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My First Olympics: Making the Team

My First Olympics: Making the Team

07.24.2012
This time I prepared right, went in with full confidence, and I did it! The best part was that I had my family there to celebrate with...
After Arriving in London, I Reflect on My Journey

After Arriving in London, I Reflect on My Journey

07.19.2012
I feel fortunate to have a knack for intrinsic motivation, but it's something everyone can do. The road will have its tight turns and dead...
Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

07.11.2012
If you've ever been out for a run and suddenly realized that you're alone and no one's around... well, you know that feeling. And it is...
Looking to the Past and the Future of My Sport

Looking to the Past and the Future of My Sport

07.11.2012
We still need more girls, and getting to know and influence the next generation of athletes helps secure the future of the women's kayaking...
Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

07.11.2012
Seven years ago, KT Coates could hardly get a local gym to take her seriously when she propositioned the idea of teaching pole dancing...
Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

07.10.2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- During this, the summer of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, American women have reached another milestone in...
Preserving the Power of Sport

Preserving the Power of Sport

07. 9.2012
Due to budget shortfalls, school districts across the country are cutting funding of extracurricular activities at dramatic rates, and...

I Look to Increase Education, Training and Awareness in Women's Sports

07. 5.2012
Title IX is about equal opportunity at educational institutions that receive federal funding. It is not just about sports, but opportunities...
Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

06.25.2012
This is truly a day to celebrate! For the past year, 230 women, primarily from the University of Notre Dame's Classes of 1977 and 1976,...
Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

NANCY ARMOUR  06.23.2012
-- Title IX was initially intended to give women more opportunities in higher education, with access to athletics a mere side effect. By...
Billie Jean King To Young Women, On Title IX: 'Now It's Your Turn'

Billie Jean King To Young Women, On Title IX: 'Now It's Your Turn'

Catherine Pearson  06.23.2012
It has been 40 years since the passage of Title IX -- a law best known for opening opportunities for females to play sports throughout...

Title IX at 40 -- An Interview With Billie Jean King

06.20.2012
One of the tireless advocates for Title IX, both before and since its passage, is tennis legend Billie Jean King. Though King retired from...

Title IX: The Door Is Wide Open

06.20.2012
Any sport a young woman wants to play, there's an opportunity somewhere for her to play it. Our players with the Dream would think I was...

Help Me Nominate Five Glamour Women of the Year

05.24.2012
As an advisory board member of Glamour Women of the Year, I have the privilege of nominating five inspiring women -- or groups of women...