Olympic Girls: Simone Biles

Simone Biles went into the Rio Olympics with the weight of a nation on her shoulders. At just 19 years of age she was expected to not only perform at a high standard but to bring gold back to the United States. In the past week she has smashed all expectations put on...

Olympic Girls: Nellie Kim

Nellie Kim made history at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal – not only did she win four medals but she also the first woman to score a perfect 10 in the floor exercise and on the vault. For Nellie this was a journey that began while she was still in school, along...

Olympic Girls: The Fierce Five

In the build-up to the 2012 Olympic Games, the American Olympic Gymnastics team was described by Sports Illustrated as “America’s Game Changers”. Considering the five girls were all still teenagers (between 15 and 18) this was a lot of pressure to place on...

Girl Power at London 2012!

Dani King, Laura Trott, and Joanna Rowsell won gold and set multiple world records in the cycling Women’s Team Pursuit. http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/summer/cycling/18068-womens-team-pursuit-gold-pushes-team-gb-up-to-third-in-medal-table The women in Team...

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