Strong women come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Just take a look at the world of sports where standout athletes represent a variety of backgrounds. It takes passion, determination, humility, grace, and yes, practice to test the limits and become the best of the best, break barriers in a field, and admit to wrongdoing.
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With today being International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the stories of some amazing female athletes and their sports struggles, challenges, and victories. Whether it’s a coach, teammate, mentor, or cheering section join us by celebrating the great women in our lives who encourage us daily to be our best. Now grab some snacks and check out a few of the sports documentaries streaming on ESPN+.
1999 U.S. Women’s Soccer Team
Soccer Star Alex Morgan
The Fight for Equal Access for Female Journalists
The Cost of Performance Enhancers
Free Diver Audrey Mestre
Basketball Coach Pat Summitt
Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan
Racecar Driver Janet Guthrie
Transgender Tennis Star Renee Richards
Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert
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