People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. Being feminine meant being a cheerleader, not being an athlete. The image of women is changing now. You don’t have to be pretty for people to come and see you play. At the same time, if you’re a good athlete, it doesn’t mean you’re not a woman.
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people.
Do what you love and love what you do and everything else is detail.
The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
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