Stories from athletes who don’t stop at sport. They spark change and redefine the rules.Hear from the world’s greatest athletes on topics like equality, representation, leadership, confidence, and more. Brought to you by Nike.
Chloe Kim is a snowboarding legend. Fresh off a 2018 Olympic Gold medal, she’s at the top of her sport. What gives Chloe her notorious edge is not just her physical ability, it’s her unstoppable drive to advance the sport. A drive that helps her rise above obstacles and find the strength to tackle new challenges. In this episode, Chloe makes history by landing a trick no woman in the sport has done before-- the Frontside, Double Cork 1080.
Maya Moore is a four-time WNBA Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and two-time NCAA Champion. She is one of the greatest basketball players in the history of the sport. Her wins on the court helped her realize her purpose off the court. As Maya was rising to basketball stardom, she started a non-profit called Win With Justice and now she uses her voice and platform to speak out against social injustice.
From the very first moment Ibtihaj Muhammad put on a fencing uniform, she felt like a super hero. Since the fencing mask covered her hijab, she could stand out for her skill and ability rather than her appearance. Off the fencing strip, Ibtihaj had to deal with the many obstacles that accompany being an African American Muslim woman wearing hijab. Ibtihaj was often judged and singled out for being different, but it forced her to work even harder. Ultimately, her incredible will to win would lead her to defy stereotypes and become one of the greatest fencers in the world.
Carissa Moore is a three-time World Champion surfer. She's one of the greatest in the sport. With all her success, it’s hard to imagine that she still struggles to find her self-confidence. We follow Carissa at the Surf Ranch Pro, a brand-new event, held at a state-of-the-art wave pool over 100 miles from the nearest ocean. The competition tests Carissa both in and out of the water, and challenges her strength to speak louder than her own uncertainty.
Lacey Baker has won world championships, X-Games gold medals, and starred in popular skateboarding videos. But for years, she felt like the skate industry didn’t want her. Lacey had an uneasy feeling that it was because she presented more masculine in a world that rewarded femininity. Instead of conforming to the pressure, she decided to change the narrative by simply being her authentic self.
Abby Wambach has scored more international soccer goals than any man or woman, even surpassing her hero and former teammate, Mia Hamm. Abby learned a lot playing alongside her idols, women who pushed for equality and representation. She would one day grow into a leader and apply these lessons in the biggest tournament of her life.This episode features Abby Wambach, Mia Hamm, and Alex Morgan.
Stories from athletes about progress beyond the field of play. Featuring Abby Wambach, Lacey Baker, Carissa Moore, Chloe Kim, Ibtihaj Muhammad, and Maya Moore. Real athletes, telling real stories, in their own words. Brought to you by Nike. Premieres November 9, 2018.