7:01pm / 10 hours ago / 10 notes
German fencer Helene Mayer won gold at the 1928 Olympics and silver at the 1936 Olympics. Mayer was later forced to relocate to the US because of her Jewish family background.

German fencer Helene Mayer won gold at the 1928 Olympics and silver at the 1936 Olympics. Mayer was later forced to relocate to the US because of her Jewish family background.

7:00pm / 1 day ago / 5 notes
Dutch swimmer Inge de Bruijn is an eight time Olympic medalist at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. She held the world record in the 50m free, 100m free, 50m butterfly, and 100m butterfly.

Dutch swimmer Inge de Bruijn is an eight time Olympic medalist at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. She held the world record in the 50m free, 100m free, 50m butterfly, and 100m butterfly.

7:30pm / 2 days ago / 180 notes / via chrisprongers / © uswntsocfan

 What a game for Hope Solo today against Mexico. Congratulations on breaking the record and making history tonight. A true legend, not only for the USWNT but for the soccer world in general.  #72ShutOuts #Proud #9/14/14
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 What a game for Hope Solo today against Mexico. Congratulations on breaking the record and making history tonight. A true legend, not only for the USWNT but for the soccer world in general.  #72ShutOuts #Proud #9/14/14

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7:01pm / 2 days ago / 16 notes
Kate Markgraf is a three time Olympic medalist with the US women’s national team. She also participated in three FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments, finishing third place or higher each time.

Kate Markgraf is a three time Olympic medalist with the US women’s national team. She also participated in three FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments, finishing third place or higher each time.

7:01pm / 3 days ago / 1 note
Russia’s Larisa Lazutina is a seven time Olympic medalist cross country skier at the 1992, 1994, and 1998 Winter Olympics. Lazutina also won eleven World Championship gold medals.

Russia’s Larisa Lazutina is a seven time Olympic medalist cross country skier at the 1992, 1994, and 1998 Winter Olympics. Lazutina also won eleven World Championship gold medals.

7:00pm / 4 days ago / 3 notes
Boxer Christy Martin holds a record of 49 wins, 5 losses, and 3 draws with 31 wins by knockout. She is considered one of the premiere faces of women’s boxing.

Boxer Christy Martin holds a record of 49 wins, 5 losses, and 3 draws with 31 wins by knockout. She is considered one of the premiere faces of women’s boxing.

8:01pm / 5 days ago / 14 notes
Danielle Goyette won Olympic gold with Team Canada at both the 2002 & 2006 Winter Olympics and Olympic silver at the 1998 Olympics.

Danielle Goyette won Olympic gold with Team Canada at both the 2002 & 2006 Winter Olympics and Olympic silver at the 1998 Olympics.

7:30pm / 5 days ago / 121 notes / via valnichushkin / © vincecarters

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The Phoenix Mercury defeat the Chicago Sky 97-68 in Game 2 of the 2014 WNBA Finals (September 9, 2014).

8:00pm / 6 days ago / 2 notes
American golfer Morgan Pressel is the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA major championship. She has won 5 major LPGA championships.

American golfer Morgan Pressel is the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA major championship. She has won 5 major LPGA championships.

8:01pm / 1 week ago / 2 notes
Dutch field hockey player Minke Booij is a three-time Olympic medalist, including one gold, one silver, and one bronze. 

Dutch field hockey player Minke Booij is a three-time Olympic medalist, including one gold, one silver, and one bronze. 

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