The next generation makes history
A 13-year-old girl paddles her surfboard off the North Shore of Kauai in Hawaii and dangles her left arm in the clear water, awaiting the perfect wave. A 15-foot tiger shark glides up and bites her arm right off. She's bleeding from the shoulder, a quarter mile from shore, an hour from a hospital.
History, you'd think.
Bethany Hamilton is indeed history, one believe-it-or-not chapter in the new history of women's sports being etched today by a generation of ...
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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH 2009
ESPN celebrates Women's History Month by sharing empowering and inspirational stories of young female athletes.
- Huckshorn: The next generation
- Nelson: Meet Bilqis Abdul-Qaadri
- Drucker: Casals more than sidekick
- Adelson: Wie finding groove
- Adelson: Q&A with Wie
- Purdy: Q&A with WPS commish
- Bembry: The Courtney Paris story
- Rosewater: Meet Lia Neal
- Quinn: Utah skier inspired
- The selling of Candace Parker
- Best WNBA players ever?
- Parker in high school
- RISE: Belton soccer stars
- Vonn wins super G
- Ford: Zvonareva learns to relax
- Lapchick: DeFrantz's activism and example
- Cross: Brush's story inspires
- Drehs: Hoelzer a new child advocate
- Blount: Why is racing slow?
- Blount: Muldowney blasts NHRA
- Merrill: Hispanic girls and sports
- Quinn: Kupets still learning to relax
- ESPN Deportes: Marta talks soccer
- RISE: Amy Rodriguez
- ESPNEWS: Debbie Yow
- ESPNEWS: Ann Meyers Drysdale
- ESPNEWS: Julie Foudy
- ESPNEWS: Janet Guthrie
- RISE: High school hoops history
- RISE: Kolber, Naqi, Storm talk sports
- Kelly Rush helps others
- Hispanic girls and sports