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Ice Dancing Sensations, the ShibSibs, Stop by the WSF Headquarters

A two-time Travel & Training Fund recipient, Maia Shibutani stopped by the Women's Sports Foundation headquarters in NYC to talk about why the funding has been crucial to her continued success on the ice, what it's like to skate as a sibling pair, her pre-competition ritual and more.

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Champion Athletes Share What the Travel & Training Fund Means to Them

This year's Athlete FaceOff is underway. Most recently, the WSF awarded 32 athletes and teams Travel & Training Fund grants with support from Gatorade and last year's #WSFFaceOff donors. Champion athletes Brenda Villa, Lyn-z Adams Hawkins Pastrana and Jamie Whitmore weigh in on what the Travel & Training Fund means to them.

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25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act: How the ADA Continues to Impact Athletes Competing Today

25 years ago, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. The Women’s Sports Foundation believes that all girls and women, no matter the ability, have the right to participate in sports and physical activity for its immeasurable benefits.

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WATCH: Lyn-z Adams Hawkins Pastrana on the Travel & Training Fund

Lyn-z Adams Hawkins competes in the women's skateboard vert final during X Games 15 at the Home Depot Center on July 30, 2009 in Carson, California. (Photo by: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

To eight-time X Games medalist and WSF Athlete Advisory Panel member Lyn-z Adams Hawkins Pastrana, competing against the best skateboarding had to offer was incredibly important. Although she was fortunate to have sponsors, some of her fellow boarders weren't as lucky -- a story that holds true across every single sport.

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WSF Friends Michelle Kwan and Alana Nichols Discuss the Foundation's Work, More on CBS' "We Need To Talk"

VIDEO: WSF Friend Michelle Kwan & WSF Board of Trustees member Alana Nichols join CBS' "We Need To Talk" to discuss their careers, the importance of the Women's Sports Foundation, and much more with co-hosts Amy Trask and WSF Past President Laila Ali.

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