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Girl Power: Women take lead roles in power sports

MMA fighter Brogan Walker practices her punches at IFit Guam Gym in Tamuning on Aug. 1. She is part of a new wave of Guam women leading the way into once traditionally male-dominated sports.

 

MMA fighter Brogan Walker practices her punches at IFit Guam Gym in Tamuning on Aug. 1. She is part of a wave of Guam women leading the way into once traditionally male-dominated sports.

 

Kimberly Taguacta competes in weightlifting at the 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Taguacta won a bronze medal in her weight class. She is part of a wave of Guam women leading the way into once traditionally male-dominated sports.

 

Olivia Flores of Team Legacy carries the ball in a Bud Light Guam Women’s Tackle Football League game earlier this year. Flores was named the league’s MVP on both offense and defense this past season as her team won its fourth straight championship. She is part of a wave of Guam women leading the way into once traditionally male-dominated sports.

 

Girl Power: Women take lead roles in power sports Girl power. That’s a phrase that has been going around for decades. On Guam, it’s a phrase that is becoming more prevalent during recent competitions. Check out this story on guampdn.com: http://www.guampdn.com/story/sports/2015/08/22/girl-power-women-take-lead-roles-power-sports/32037931/

 

 

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