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  1. How Snowboarder Megan Pischke Porcheron Beat Breast Cancer

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Some people go into a shell after finding out they have cancer. Snowboarder Megan Pischke Porcherson did the opposite, hiring a documentary film crew to track her fight. And the resulting documentary shows Porcherson is winning.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  2. How Gabby Douglas May Pull Off One Of The Most Improbable Comebac...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Olympic champion Gabby Douglas' return to gymnastics has been anything but easy up to this point. But now with a new coach and a new gym, she finally feels like she's on the right path.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  3. Joan Benoit Samuelson: 14 Lessons I've Learned From Running

    Alyssa Roenigk

    She's American running royalty, the first woman to ever win an Olympic marathon and the only female to have run a sub-three-hour marathon in five different decades. Over all those miles and all those years, she's learned a few things.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  4. espnW -- An emotional Olympic debut for women's freestyle ski hal...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Emotions were running high at the Olympic debut of women's ski halfpipe, as athletes, family and friends honored the memory of freeskiing pioneer and advocate Sarah Burke.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  5. espnW -- More to snowboardcross final than Lindsey Jacobellis' la...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    The story of the day at women's snowboardcross was not that Lindsey Jacobellis fell in her semifinal heat and failed to win an Olympic gold for the third time. The story was Eva Samkova, who raced flawlessly to top the podium.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2014
  6. espnW -- Message from home lifts Kaitlyn Farrington to halfpipe g...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    A video message sent by her hometown coach inspires American snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington to a surprise gold medal in the women's halfpipe.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  7. espnW -- Canadian Dara Howell wins gold, American Devin Logan sil...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Canadian skier Dara Howell landed the best run of the day, the best run of her life and one of the best runs in women's slopestyle history to take gold in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  8. espnW -- Snowboarder Jamie Anderson lives up to hype, wins slopes...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson met the hype head on and will leave Sochi the first Olympic gold medalist in women's slopestyle history.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  9. espnW -- Pomp and protest at the 100 Days to Sochi Olympic event ...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    An event in Times Square to mark 100 days until the Winter Olympics featured sport demonstrations, the unveiling of new uniforms and, on a serious note, a protest of Russia's antigay law.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  10. espnW -- Landing in Bora Bora, ready for the 2012 IronMana Liquid...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Finally on the ground in Bora Bora for the IronMana Liquid Festival, I meet the mastermind (and extreme poet) behind one of the most unique sporting events on the planet.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Abby Wambach hopes to keep playing

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Abby Wambach isn't done yet. The 32-year-old forward and heart of the U.S. women's soccer team wants to play in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Carli Lloyd delivers legendary performanc...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    When the London Games opened, Carli Lloyd wasn't even in the U.S. women's starting lineup. But the midfielder was right where she needed to be Thursday, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Japan that gave the Americans redemption and a third consecutive Olympic gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- Friendly rivalry in U.S.-Japan women's so...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    No nastiness here: The U.S. and Japan have deep respect for each other heading into Thursday's women's soccer final.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- End of a journey for Queen Underwood

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Despite the sting of her Olympic loss, Queen Underwood will not stop fighting -- not for a very long time.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  15. 2012 Summer Olympics -- For Walsh Jennings, May-Treanor, it's min...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    After struggling in their comeback last year, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings opted to work with a sports psychologist. The decision appears to paying off.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  16. 2012 Olympics -- New plan works out for U.S. women's gymnastics

    Alyssa Roenigk

    For a change, the U.S. women's gymnasts didn't tax themselves between the trials and the Games, and the formula has led to unprecedented success.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012