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Sports 4 Life: Dawn Harper Nelson on Playing with Confidence

Sports 4 Life: Dawn Harper Nelson on Playing with Confidence from Women’s Sports Foundation on Vimeo.

“I like this hairstyle. I know I look good. Now it’s time to get down to business.” How does two-time Olympic medalist Dawn Harper Nelson make sure she is ready to hit the track with confidence? What advice does she have for girls who might cite concerns over their appearance as a reason they are hesitant to play sports? Watch as Dawn shares her secrets to being “ready to get down to business” and more!

Sports 4 Life, a grant program from the Women’s Sports Foundation and espnW, is a national effort to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11-18, in developmental youth sports programs. Through education, public awareness and grants to organizations nationwide, Sports 4 Life seeks to effect sustainable improvement to the overall health and development of girls in these communities. Learn more about Sports 4 Life.