Jan 14th, 2020
Double Olympic bronze medal wrestler Sally Roberts founded Wrestle Like A Girl in 2016 to provide opportunities for girls to take up the sport while empowering them to do much more beyond the mat. Given her background enduring a challenging childhood which saw Sally struggling with petty crime she was offered the choice of juvenile detention or find an after school sport. Hence her introduction to wrestling and the start of what was to become an Olympic career and service as a U.S. Army combat veteran. Once she retired from the sport at the age of 36 Sally decided to use her experience and skills to help girls find their way in wrestling and to give them a platform that would empower them in all walks of life. Sally explains how the organization has evolved, the progress they have made to expand the sport, and what their goals are for 2020 and beyond.
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