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I had the great pleasure of being a part of the Fast and Female event held at the Canada Olympic park, even if it was just as a volunteer. Watching the young girls be inspired by Olympians to be physically active and how to properly do so was inspiring for myself to even watch. I wish I could’ve been participating in the event. It was amazing to see all the different types of emotions going on within those girls, and to see relationships build within the group throughout the day. There was something about the dynamics of the day, and how physical activity can bring so many people together. Getting the opportunity to physically be in the gym where the Olympians train was inspiring as well, and those girls were so lucky to have the opportunity to train in the facility. I was a little jealous of them. Taking pictures of the event, and being able to capture the emotions within the girls made me feel as though I was feeling those emotions along with them. Those girls had an amazing opportunity that they hopefully didn’t take for granted and I think it’s wonderful that teaching the importance of physical activity, and how to properly be physically active to young kids, especially girls. Girls don’t normally get the opportunity to shine because they’re surrounded by boys and feel uncomfortable. Hopefully this inspires girls to not let boys get in the way of their greatness and talents with physical activity and sport. Girls and boys are both human, and both are capable of amazing things.

Fast and Female’s mission is to keep girls healthy and active in sports. We do this by introducing self-identified girls ages 8-14 to inspiring athlete role models at non-competitive, fun-filled events all over North America.

© Copyright Fast and Female 2019. All Rights Reserved | Charitable Registration #: 830781613RR0002

© Copyright Fast and Female 2019. All Rights Reserved | Charitable Registration #: 830781613RR0002