Sport Women

July 29, 2012

Every four years something amazing happens. We get the chance to watch women in sports. Sure there’s the WBA but the biathlon? Or javelin? Or even fencing?  Are you as excited about the Olympics as we are? We put together our favorite interviews with women athletes for you.

  1. Aimee Mullins on Superpowers

    Aimee Mullins is an athlete, fashion model and activist who uses whichever of her 12 pair of prosthetic legs is appropriate for the task at hand. To see a gallery of Aimee Mullin's prosthetic legs please click HERE (http://www.aimeemullins.com/gallery/index.php)

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  2. Erika Monroe-Kane on Fast

    Commentator Erika Monroe-Kane reflects on the appeal of driving fast.

    Really fast.

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  3. Kate Sekules on "The Boxer's Heart"

    Kate Sekules tells Anne Strainchamps how she got into boxing, why she enjoyed getting really strong, and how she coped with her anger during bouts.

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  4. Melissa Joulwan on Roller Derby

    Melissa Joulwan plays for a roller derby team under the name "Melicious."

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  5. Tina Bertoni on Hunting Bear

    Tina Bertoni provides a commentary on what it was like to hunt a bear.

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  6. Kim Hiss on Women & Hunting

    Kim Hiss tells Anne Strainchamps about her first hunt. Kim Hiss is an Associate Editor for Field and Stream Magazine and blogs as Huntress.

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  7. Jennifer Shahade on Women and Chess

    Jennifer Shahade is the author of “Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport.” She tells Anne Strainchamps where the title of her book came from.

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