March is Women’s History Month and on March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day. Women have played integral roles and left their marks in various arenas. The field of sports is a major arena where women shine brightly. When filling out my profile for a social media account, the question was asked “Favorite athletes?” “FloJo” ~ Florence Griffith Joyner (1959 – 1998) was at the top of my list. This list shares information and facts about the history of women in sports, beginning with my favorite female athlete.
I remember the first time seeing Flo Jo compete in the Olympics track and field competition. If there was an Olympic medal for being a fashionista, she would have won! She was a stunning beauty and the sports outfits she wore made her look like she had her own fashion line. It was amazing just to look at her before the race! But when you saw her running … she was breathtaking!
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