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Danielle Kettlewell is an Olympian in the sport of synchronized swimming. Her story takes her from what she calls being an “ordinary girl” to making the Olympic team in 3 years.

Val Whiting is a former collegiate and professional basketball player. She played center for the Stanford Cardinal women’s basketball during her four years of pre-med study at Stanford and went on to be part of the ABL and then the WNBA during the early years of the league.

Ruth is a pro basketball player hailing from a small farm town in British Columbia, Canada. She started basketball at 15 and went on to win 2 x Pac-12 defensive POY, get drafted for the WNBA, play for Team Canada, and currently plays overseas.

I am a big advocate for women in sport, and believe that changes are coming when it comes to gender equality and celebrating strong and athletic women in sport. Through my posts and content on this topic, several young girls have reached out to me sharing their experiences, and so, I wanted to host a handful of them who felt comfortable sharing through this format.