MMA fighter Elaina Maxwell is a three-time San Shou champion and Brazilian jiu-jitshu purple belt. Maxwell holds a San Shou record of 14-1.
Cherie Piper played for the Brampton Thunder of the CWHL until her retirement in 2013. She is a three time Olympic gold medalist with the Canadian women’s national hockey team, as well as a world championship title in 2004.
FC Kansas City beat Seattle Reign FC today 2-1 to become the 2014 NWSL Champions!!!
Betsy King joined the LPGA tour in 1977. Since then, she has won six major championships and 34 total LGPA victories.
the united states’ women hockey team celebrates their olympic gold win over team canada in nagano in 1998. this was also the first olympic year where women were allowed to compete in ice hockey.
Natascha Keller played over 400 caps with the German national field hockey team, making her the country’s most capped female player in history. In 2004, Keller won an Olympic gold medal.
Tamika Catchings currently plays for the Indiana Fever of the WNBA. She is a three time Olympic gold medalist with Team USA and a seven time WNBA All Star. In 2012, Catchings won a WNBA Championship with the Fever, where she was named WNBA Finals MVP.
Nicknamed “the Flying Housewife”, Dutch track star and mother of two Fanny Blankers-Koen won four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics. She was the most successful athlete at the event.