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Hard Hitting Curves in Hip Hop

Earlier in the Fall, I had a chance to meet Jessie Diaz, a powerful and sassy 29-year old plus size dancer and choreographer from The Bronx, New York and Founder of Curves with Moves.  We both have a shared interest in dance that started at a young age with tap, jazz and ballet.   But as Jessie grew, […]

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She Shoots, She Scores

Guest post from Marie Sawa, a hockey and ringette athlete from Toronto, ON. Nothing breaks the ice (pun intended) with strangers than letting them know you are a badass hockey player. The questions and comments that follow are usually along the lines of: “You mean on ice?”, “Do girls hit?”, “What position?”, “I can’t even skate.” […]

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Baby Got Back – Body Positivity in Roller Derby

Guest post by Terri Frew, a Keweenaw Roller Girls ‘blocker’, wife and mom. In the summer of 2015, my husband, our five month-old son Alistair, and myself moved from central Ontario to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  We had been living apart prior to Alistair’s birth in order to further our careers.  The move was one that […]

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The Freyathlon

The Rio Olympics is just around the corner and in anticipation of 2 glorious weeks of watching all the amazing athletes from around the world, we wanted to introduce you to another amazing athlete who is using these Olympics as a source of inspiration to re-build her fitness and health, after suffering and recovering from a major illness. […]

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Squash, It’s More Than a Vegetable

Squash. It’s more than a vegetable. The sport doesn’t get the same fan-fare like other sports. You don’t see it in the Olympics, it’s doesn’t receive mainstream TV coverage for World Championships and athletes don’t often grace the cover of Sports Illustrated. But after years of walking pass the squash courts on my way to the […]

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Trail to Couch and Back Again

I live in Arizona where the seasons are reversed, it is hotter than Hades in the Summer and Winter is our play time. So even though Spring has sprung and many of you may be starting to train outside, my athletic life goes in the opposite order. Except for this past winter where I found myself […]

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