35th Annual Salute: Celebrating the Best in Women’s Sports and the Future Leaders They Inspire

Leaders. Not just a word we use regularly to characterize captains, or coaches, or MVPs or All-Stars. Leaders are what sports create – strong, confident, competent girls and women who succeed on the field, in the classroom and in the boardroom. On October 15, at the 35th Annual Salute to Women in Sports, we celebrated leading scorers, leaders of world rankings and leaders in courage and contributions, but we also celebrated every girl inspired by exceptional performances and incredible athletes. Girls who might one day earn athletic scholarships and run corporations or countries…whatever it is that they dream big to do.

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Official Annual Salute Press Release

WSF — the leading authority on the participation of women and girls in sports— celebrated the biggest night in women’s sports...

35th Annual Salute: In Photos

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Annual Salute Sponsors

We couldn't produce legendary galas year after year without the generous support of our sponsors.

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35th Annual Salute Award Winners

Congratulations are in order for gymnast Simone Biles, ice dancer Meryl Davis, marathon runner Tegla Loroupe and skeleton slider Noelle Pikus-Pace, the winners of our 35th Annual Salute awards.

Why are they So Deserving?