Plus size, Leah Gilbert was always too afraid to call herself an athlete until she realised similar young girls need a realistic not popular idea of what an ‘athlete’ looks like.
Sportette has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.
Cutting the broadcast of Women’s basketball & soccer would see the sports decline to levels not seen in decades – the long term affects will be devastating.
Edwina Tops-Alexander speaks exclusively to Sportette about the joys and hurdles of growing up in Australia, the challenges of mixed competition, the retirement of Cevo Itôt du Chateau and what still drives her to be the best.
Firebirds Captain Laura Geitz chats about her Championship dream ahead of their blockbuster Grand Final clash with Melbourne Vixens in ANZ Championship
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