The Sparkle Effect is an awesome nonprofit that helps students nationwide create middle school, high school and college cheer and dance teams that bring together students with and without disabilities. Nothing cooler. To learn more about starting a team at your school - and promoting diversity, kindness and inclusion under Friday night lights - check out their website and video. We're cheering already.
For all our #StrongGirls: Don't miss these incredible photographs of girls in sports, girls being silly...really girls being themselves! The book is awesome & we can't get enough of the pics or the message! #strongisthenewpretty
Want 2 know more about espnW? Picture all the thrill of ESPN sports you love...now imagine it was focused ENTIRELY on female athletics! Add in athlete voices, advice from coaches and sport parents, motivational music & inspiring films (srsly - watch "When I Play," like, right now)...and you have espnW. A sports site for girls like you and your teammates...by your new favorite role models. Follow them @espnw and chk out #WhenIPlay
OK, ready, set, GO! Meet new Être role model NASCAR driver Julia Landauer! Since making history as the 1st and youngest champion in the Skip Barber Racing Series at AGE 14 (let that sink in...we'll wait), Julia has amassed dozens of wins in tons of different racing series! But, here's the coolest part...while collecting all these NASCAR wins, Julia is also using her racing platform to encourage #girlsinSTEM! Read OUR INTERVIEW with Julia here, follow her on social everywhere @julialandauer...and get as fired up as we are!
Huddle up now & listen to THIS: According to The Women's Sport Foundation, by age 14 girls are dropping out of sports at two times the rate of boys. We SO don't want that 2 be U! Girls...stay in those cleats! Be encouraged by the quotes & resources below, and just...stay in. #Stay2Play
So proud to point you towards some of our fav BFFS... Girls On The Run! Inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy & confident through a creative curriculum that incorporates running, Girls On The Run and their awesome middle school program Heart & Sole encourage physical wellness, team building and standing up 4 yourself! Check out their Girls On The Run 5K event and follow them everywhere...we're thrilled to run alongside them!
Êtregirl advice to #staystrong from one of our favorite USA Olympic medalist and National Pro Fastpitch softball pitcher...
"There's never traffic
on the extra mile."
Monica Abbott #14
About to break into your happy dance yet? Want 2 know what music your favorite athletes listen to before tough workouts? Check out espnW's heart pounding Music & Motivation playlists here, and get moving!