The inspiring Marjan Sadeqi was the first woman to join the Afghan National Cycling Federation. She faces taunts and has even been hospitalized after an attack because of her love and dedication to her sport. She hopes to continue her career, even partnering with American cyclist Shannon Galpin in an effort to grow cycling in her home country.
So it turns out I have a Blue Jackets shirt I don’t really want. Since I have so many lovely followers, I figured at least one of you would be interested! It is completely new and a size adult medium.
To enter, either like or reblog this post (or both to enter twice) by May 2nd. On May 3rd, I’ll randomly select a winner. My only rule is that you must live in the continental US because I’m too poor to ship things anywhere else. Make sure your inbox on your blog is turned on so I can contact you if needed.
If you have any questions, shoot me a message :)
Breeja Larson swims for Texas A&M University and the US Olympic Team. In 2012, she was a member of the gold medal winning 4x100m medley relay. She is the current American record holder in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke. Additionally, Larson is the three-time NCAA Champion in the 100 breaststroke.
University of Georgia senior Laura Ryan was the 2014 NCAA Champion in the 1 meter and 3 meter springboard. She looks to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Chris Evert was a dominating force in the tennis world during the 1970s and 80s. She won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and three doubles titles. Evert was World No 1 for seven years of her career. Her career winning percentage for singles matches on clay courts (94.05%) remains a WTA record. Additionally, she served as president for the WTA for eleven years.
Soccer player Renate Lingor had an unbelievably successful career as a member of the German women’s national team. In 2003 and 2007, she was a part of the world champion team. Additionally, she won Olympic bronze medals in 2000 and 2004. Additionally, Lingor played for FFC Frankfurt, winning the UEFA Cup in 2002 and 2006.
"Lady Magic" Nancy Lieberman is one of the most prolific basketball players of all time. Shortly after turning 18, she became the youngest basketball player in Olympic history to win an Olympic medal when Team USA won silver at the 1976 Olympics. She played for the Phoenix Mercury and the Detroit Shock of the WNBA.
Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis has won five Grand Slam singles titles and nine Grand Slam doubles titles in her career. Hingis spent 209 weeks as World No 1. In 2013, she came out of retirement. In March 2014, she won the doubles title at the Sony Open.