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Lolo Jones Shares Her Non-Athletic Secret Talent

Get to know the inspiring bobsledder and hurdler on a whole new level.

Running Superstar Shalane Flanagan's Tips for Going the Distance

The three-time Olympian and American's shares her marathon secrets.

Olympian Lolo Jones Shares Her Secret Weapon Workout

Get to know the uber-inspiring Olympic hurdler and bobsledder.

How Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Beat the Odds

How Olympian Amy Van Dyken kept pushing herself after hearing she'd never walk again.

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Carli Lloyd's 17-Year Plan to Become the World's Greatest Athlete

How the soccer star stays on the top of her game—and how you can too.

Hammer Thrower Amanda Bingson: "200 Pounds and Kicking Ass"

The badass hammer thrower gets real about her naked ESPN shoot and how her weight has affected her sport.

Meet the Fit Female Athletes of the ESPN Body Issue

The featured athletes embrace their bodies in jaw-dropping photos—and share their best inspirational quotes.

Team USA Wants You to Help an Olympic Athlete

Because winning the gold doesn't come cheap!

Bobbi Brown Makeup Gets a Very Sweaty Test

If you struggle to keep your makeup on day to night, see what happened when female extremed athletes skiied, surfed, and more in Bobbi Brown's new mascara.

Olympic Beach Volleyball Player Kerri Walsh Jennings' Body Confidence Tips

Steal the Olympic beach volleyball player's tip for easing anxiety and being at the top of your game.

12 Amazing Finish Line Moments

It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you cross the finish line!

Lindsey Vonn Breaks Skiing Record, Inspires Female Athletes Everywhere

In the last 48 hours, the skier tied and then broke the record for world cup wins.

20 Iconic Sports Moments Featuring Female Athletes

Gatorade left tons of women off their list of Most Iconic Sports Moments. We fixed it for them.

Lindsey Vonn: "I'm In This Sport for Another 4 Years"

The skier talks rehab, recovery, and why she's determined to make a comeback in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Roger Federer and Lindsey Vonn Play Tennis on a Glacier

These star athletes took their competition to new heights yesterday after a Twitter challenge.

The 6 Best Bodies from ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue

They all look amazing, but these athletes really caught our eyes!

A Sneak Peak at Julia Mancuso's Summer

The decorated Olympian talks Hawaii, skiing, and how she spends the warmer months.

Olympic Medalist Amy Van Dyken Severs Spine in Crash

Get the details on how the Olympic swimmer severed her spine after flipping her ATV up onto a curb.

Landon Donovan Loves Pilates

As he preps for the World Cup, Donovan talks about his girliest workout, sun protection, and his coming retirement.

Kerri Walsh Jennings Teams Up with Asics

The gold-medal volleyball player opens up about this decision, how she plans to dominate Rio, and why age ain’t a thing.

Soccer Legend Abby Wambach on Rising As One

The record-breaking soccer star talks about that London incident, her new film, and leading a group of powerful women.

Olympian Julia Mancuso's Surprising Go-To Workouts

You'll never guess what keeps the Olympic skier in medal-winning shape and sculpts that famous butt!

Julia Mancuso on Winning Bronze and "Best Butt"

We caught up with the professional skier after Sochi to talk about winning bronze—and the title of "best butt of the Olympics."

Sochi's Top 10 Sexiest Olympic Athletes

Hubba-hubba! Check out who won the gold medal when it comes to turning everyone on.

Women's Figure Skating Finals Leave Us Stunned

Spoiler alert! Get the scoop on the jaw-dropping twists that left the crowd stunned in Sochi.