September 14, 2016

This is part of a continuing series women and confidence in sports; excerpts from The Girl's Guide to Swagger in the Outdoors and Sports - continued from this post.

What holds us back?

          Whenever we take on new challenges, we may feel fear. We can let the fear st...

August 25, 2016

The 2016 Olympics wrapped up this past week-end in Rio. It was an astonishingly success games for the US women - they earned 61 of the 121 medals won by US athletes and 27 of the 46 gold medals - 59%.

These numbers are even more astounding because there are fewer events...

August 15, 2016

US Women's Gymnastic Team

The US women's gymnastic team has won the all around gold medal team competition. Simone Biles has won her fourth gold medal and is being called the greatest gymnast of our time and perhaps all time. All five of the team members continue to win...

August 9, 2016

Women have been competing in the Olympics for more than 100 years. They competed for the first time in the 1900 Paris Olympics. According to of 997 athletes, 22 were women. They competed in five sports including tennis, sailing, and croquet. 

At the...

August 4, 2016

Will you be watching the Olympics when they begin tomorrow, Friday - August 5? There will be pageantry and then the games begin!

All of the athletes at the Olympics represent the best talent of their countries. But perhaps you would like to know a few women athletes to...

July 25, 2016

The Olympics are almost here! The games begin on August 5. This year the US Olympic team has more women than men, for only the second time in history. Of the 555 athletes who will compete at the games in Rio - 292 are women. No country has ever sent more women to the O...

June 2, 2016



The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro begin on August 5 and run through August 27. The torch is already on its way to Rio. It left Greece on April 27 and arrived in Brazil on May 3. The torch is now making its way across Brazil.


There will be a bunch of excellent wom...

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