Blogs/News | Jillian Ross

It’s been over six months since my last post and a whirlwind of emotions combined with fun have categorized this period of my life. So much has happen in my world as well as this amazing world...
With Black History Month fading in the distance, I recognize that I have been silent for over a month now. Just to be clear though, my silence is not a sign of being un-inspired. In fact, I stand...
Happy New Year…hopefully, your 2011 is off to a stellar start! As I concluded in my last post, sport has laid the foundation for my dreams to come true, which then led me to urge you to think...
As athletes and active women, we always seem to strive for our next goal—whether it’s improving a skill, our physical fitness, weight, or trying something new. In this month’s...
With Labor Day behind us, summer is officially over and kids, teachers, administrators, and parents alike have begun a new school year. For sport fans, this means the return of both the...
In support of USA Rugby and the Eagles 5th place finish at the Women's World Cup just moments ago (beating Ireland 40-3), I present a guest post by Victoria “Vix” Folyayan—a member...
Almost six months ago, I started on this journey of blogging and have quickly come to realize how the news, perspectives, and my own feelings can change instantaneously and with such change comes the...
Now that I have shared Alana’s story prior to the 2010 Winter Paralympics, what follows is the remainder of my interview with her, which focuses on her journey to the games, her experience of...
In an effort to tell the untold stories of girls and women in sport, I present the story of Alana Nichols—granddaughter, daughter, sister, and friend—a woman who has overcome physical...
With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (Sunday, May 9th), I thought I would take a moment to think about where we have come as a nation to support girls and women’s participation in sport...