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Random pictures from Drake Relays 2014

  • 831 Drew Branch JR Georgia
  • 1698 Jodi-Rae Blackwood SR Nebraska
  • 1209 Michael Stigler JR Kansas
  • 1729 Miles Ukaoma SR Nebraska
  • 936 Cam Viney SO Illinois
  • 1716 Tibor Koroknai SR Nebraska
  • 1035 Elexis Guster FR Iowa
  • 1029 Brittany Brown FR Iowa
  • 1036 Alexis Hernandez FR Iowa
  • 4352 Addie Swanson FR Pleasant Valley
  • 4349 Claire Schwarz JR Pleasant Valley
  • 699 Danyelle Cole JR Drake

After all the Olympics seeing #blackgirlmagic at work has got me feeling like a mother fucking WARRIOR today.

LADIES WE CAN DO ANYTHING!  THERE IS NOTHING IN THIS WORLD WE CANNOT DO.

WE FLAWLESS!!!

Originally posted by mtvstyle

PEOPLE ARE JUST JEALOUS.  THEY SHOULD BE, CUZ WE ARE FUCKING AWESOME.

Simone Biles - Gymnastics

Originally posted by jyosef

Gabby Douglas - Gymnastics

Originally posted by bellie-downie

Simone Manuel - Swimming

Simone Manuel & Penny Oleksiak - Gold Medal Tie!! 

Originally posted by chellyhoo

Claressa Sheilds - Women’s Boxing

Morolake Akinosun - Women’s Track & Field

Paige McPherson - Women’s TaeKwonDo

Sloane Stephens - Women’s Tennis

Ashleigh Johnson - Women’s Water Polo

Jenny Arthur - Women’s Weightlifting

Bui Baravilala - Women’s Rugby

Victoria Folayan - Women’s Rugby

Francena McCorory - Women’s Track and Field

Ibtihaj Muhammad - Women’s Fencing

Venus & Serena Williams - Women’s Tennis

EDIT: I know I am missing a few people, feel free to add them!! Show the world that #BlackGirlMagic!! 

The entire face of the US Olympics track & field team is black. The top female freestyle swimmer for the US Olympics team, is a 20 year old black girl. The top female gymnast in world history, is a 19 year old Black american girl.

Sharon Hedrick of U.S.A. set a world record for women’s 800-meter wheelchair race. Photo dated: August 12, 1984.

Sharon won the gold medal in the 800 m wheelchair race at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games, setting world records both times.  She also won six gold, four silver, and two bronze medals as a Paralympian in athletics, swimming, and basketball.  Before she competed in the Olympics and Paralympics, Sharon was the first female  wheelchair athlete to enter and complete the Boston Marathon (1976).

Sharon is part of the delegation representing President Obama at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.  The games began on August 29.