This year was a GREAT one for women’s sports. It was full of milestones, victories and historic firsts, capped off by the retirement of soccer legend Abby Wambach in December. Wambach will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest female athletes in history. On the last day of her playing career she ironically starred in a Gatorade ad asking that fans forget her because she … [Read more...] about The Defining Moments where Women ROCKED Sports in 2015
FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
The other day while getting my hair cut, my hair stylist quizzically studied my hair from root to tip and asked: “Um….do you by chance put your hair up in a bun or ponytail a lot?” I looked up from my guilty pleasure US Weekly with an even guiltier look on my face and responded: “Well…I'm at home with a toddler most days and play soccer…so yes….all of the … [Read more...] about Just Say No to Buns: Easy Hairstyles for On & Off the Field
Unless you’ve been disconnected this summer you’ve probably heard that the Final of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup was played in Vancouver this past weekend and the women of the U.S. National Team played the most inspired game of their lives and came out victorious over Japan 5-2 – bringing home their first World Cup trophy in 16 years. 26.7 million television viewers tuned … [Read more...] about Living in the Moments That Made this 2015 Women’s World Cup Final So Unforgettable
Attending a major sporting event with your kids can be an exciting experience for the entire family but it's not always picture perfect. It doesn’t matter if they normally love the sport you are watching or how well you think you’ve prepared. The stars must be aligned for things to go well. The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup --- the largest women's sports tournament in the … [Read more...] about I Attended 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup with a Toddler & (Barely) Lived to Tell About It
Being an athlete and women’s sports advocate, a recent article by Kelly Wallace titled “The real March Madness: When will women’s teams get equal buzz?” on CNN.com caught my eye. The article thoughtfully outlined the numerous disparities between men’s and women’s sports; attendance numbers, media coverage and player salaries (The average salary for an NBA player is 70 times … [Read more...] about Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Key to Growing the Game & Gender Equality in Sport
The top women’s sports tournament is here! The 2015 FIFA Women’s Soccer World Cup began in Canada this past weekend and it started off with a bang! (Goals a PLENTY and tens of thousands of excited fans in the stands.) With over 29 million girls and women who play soccer worldwide and 1.5 million spectators expected at the tournament, all eyes are on the success of this year’s … [Read more...] about Make Summer’s 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup a Family Affair
The biggest and most exciting tournament in women’s sports is just around the corner and tickets are now on sale. The 2015 FIFA Women’s Soccer World Cup is coming to 6 cities across Canada from June 6- July 5, 2015 and you will not want to miss the chance to attend in person! The Women’s World Cup tournament is played every four years and features teams from 24 countries … [Read more...] about FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015: Get your tickets!