Strong Like Her

strong like her

Strong Like Her. A Celebration of Rule Breakers, History Makers and Unstoppable Athletes is a book that shares stories of female athletes with historic achievements that were mind boggling and record-shattering.

Strong Like Her. A Celebration of Rule Breakers, History Makers and Unstoppable Athletes is a book that shares stories of women with larger-than-life personalities. Haley Shapley tells the history of female strength to understand how the physical power, stamina, endurance and creative vision of women is encouraged and celebrated.

Why it was nominated

For illuminating the lives and accomplishments of swimmers including Annette Kellerman, Rose Pitonof, Gertrude Ederle and Jaimie Monahan, and for describing how their contributions to society go far beyond their record-setting swims.

Country

United States

Type of Offering

Book

The Creator(s)

Haley Shapley

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  • Jaimie

    Jaimie

    01/03/2021

    An interesting, beautiful, and inspiring narrative about female athletic strength, past and present. Wonderful to see it featured here!