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Supergirl Naomi Kutin is Breaking Cultural Barriers One World Record at a Time

While powerlifting may not seem the typical sport of choice for a young girl, fourteen year old Naomi Kutin has become known as arguably one of the strongest girl’s in the world and gained the nickname ‘Supergirl.’

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Helping Female Student-Athletes Avoid The Pitfalls of Alcohol Abuse

Today, the average age a girl in the U.S. has her first drink is 13. It is important for young girls to be aware of the problems associated with drinking and how to best protect themselves so that they may live a healthy life both physically and mentally.

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Who Will Be the Next Serena?

It was hard to look anywhere in the media in 2015 and not see the powerful and talented Serena Williams. Her exemplary career in a sport where so few African Americans compete makes her an important role model and inspiration for thousands of young girls and boys who hope to one day fill her shoes. The WSF is committed to increasing access to all sports for all girls and women regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or ability

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Get to Know Sports 4 Life Grant Recipient i-tri

Meet i-tri, one of 22 grantee organizations who were selected to receive our Sports 4 Life grant, and hear from program leaders, parents and girls on how sport is making a difference in their lives. Sports 4 Life is a national effort to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11-18, in developmental youth sports programs.

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How Sports Help Decrease the Risk of Teen Substance Abuse

(Photo by: Brent Drinkut/The Star)

We all know sports are good for our bodies and help us learn important life lessons, but do we know about the impact of sports participation on decreasing the risk of teen substance abuse? There are many aspects to substance abuse and the areas we will focus on here are smoking, smokeless tobacco and illicit drug use using our research report ‘Her Life Depends On It III’.

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