When Melissa Barbieri became a mother, she had no idea she’d have to fight a system just to play again. Now, at 35, she’s headed for her 4th World Cup.
Katrina Gorry is Asia’s best footballer but leads very different lives back home to abroad. When overseas she can live every female footballer’s dream.
She Rides is a program that’s designed to provide women with the confidence & skills to ride again in an effort to encourage more women to get into riding.
Nothing will change unless something is said & action taken. Recent events show Women in Sport need to find their voice and be seen AND heard.
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.
Sierra Kerr may just be 7 but you won’t believe what she can do on a skateboard. Confident & cool, she commands every park she enters & jaws drop in her wake!
Sportette has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.
There’s a changing face of Rugby & it has a pony tail and ribbons in its hair. Rugby 7s is now an Olympic & Commonwealth Games Sport & the women are leading the charge for Australia’s quest for gold.
Sportette’s editor was invited to Southern Stars training to see first hand what goes into making this World Champion Australian Women’s Cricket Team.
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