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November Featured Athlete

Featuring: Carly Greenlief Sport: Basketball Level Played: Collegiate College: Lynchburg College, Division 3 1. Do you think there are any positive role models for young athletes to look up to? Yes, I think there are a lot of positive role... Continue Reading →

October Featured Athlete

Featuring: Amanda Wain Sport: Field Hockey Level Played: Collegiate College: Lynchburg College, Division 3 Question: How strong are you? and how do stereotypical images of what the female body should look like make you feel? Do you think you would... Continue Reading →

Why MillyMaker T-Shirts are not JUST a T-shirt Line, but a Story that you need to become a part of!

The idea for MillyMaker started during my sophomore year at Lynchburg College in one of my Honors' classes. I cannot recall the exact name of the class, but it was something to the extent of Sports in American Society or... Continue Reading →

I Will What I Want…another Ad Depicting the Wrong Image for Female Athletes

Under Armour launched its ad campaign I Will What I Want this summer. The campaign is supposed to empower athletic women and athletes to will what they want despite criticism, and setbacks along the road to living their dreams and... Continue Reading →

“We wear bathing suits. That is our uniform. They are not cute or girly…”

An Interview with two-time U.S. Olympic Water Polo Player Jessica Steffens Two-time US Olympic Water Polo Player, Jessica Steffens shares a piece of her story as an Olympic athlete. Steffens speaks eloquently about what it is to be an athlete,... Continue Reading →

Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete: So what?

All great stories, all great women, so what? Over the past three weeks, three athletes have shared their stories with you about what it means to be a female athlete (if you didn't get the chance to read them check... Continue Reading →

Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete: Post 3 of 3 featuring Jenni Purdum.

This is Interview No. 3 of 3. If you missed the first two posts in the series, look under RECENT POSTS and click on "Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete: Post 1... Continue Reading →

Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete: Post 2 of 3 featuring Aimee Kodat Plumb.

This is Interview No. 2 in a series of 3. If you missed last weeks, click on "Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete: Post 1 of 3 featuring Amy Huling" in RECENT... Continue Reading →

Blurred Lines: What it is and what it means to be a Female Athlete – Post 1 of 3 featuring Amy Huling

Over the next three weeks, I will be featuring interviews with three former-collegiate athletes. All played competitively at the Division I or Division III levels in their respective sport(s). All three athletes continue to stay involved in their sport today.... Continue Reading →

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