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  1. espnW Women + Sports Summit -- Examining sports for women beyond ...

    Jane McManus

    Attendees of Thursday's Global Perspectives panel at the Women + Sports Summit shared a common hope -- that, some day, access to sports won't depend on borders, but on desire.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  2. Alex and Maia Shibutani make ice dancing the family business

    Meri-Jo Borzilleri

    Brother and sister Alex and Maia Shibutani skate as a team, but that doesn't mean they act or think alike away from the rink.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  3. Olympic OK crucial for growth

    Maura Grogan, special to espnW.com

    When I wanted to switch from figure skating to ice hockey at age 11, I couldn't. Girls were not welcome, even though my mom made a plea to the boys' team coaches. This was in 1968; four years before the passage of Title IX, the law that opened up new...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. espnW -- Julie Foudy's five storylines to watch at the 2014 Sochi...

    Julie Foudy

    From Lolo Jones and the U.S. bobsledding team (drama?) to the U.S. women finally getting their chance to compete in ski jumping (hold on to your uteruses!), Julie Foudy shares her top storylines for the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  5. W Wants to Know: Ashley Wagner

    espnW

    We asked two-time U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner five questions about her life away from the ice. What do you need to consider your day complete? My day would not be complete without a trip down to the beach to watch the sunset. Wha...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  6. espnW -- Can-do attitude makes American figure skater Ashley Wagn...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Ashley Wagner says her military upbringing has helped her attitude regarding the triple-triple, an intimidating yet necessary requirement for any skater who wants to be taken seriously.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  7. espnW -- Figure skater Ashley Wagner finds sweet home on the ice

    Mackenzie Lobby

    U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner and her family moved from city to city a lot when she was a kid. The ice rink was the only place that remained a constant, and it became her home.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  8. espnW -- Key moment from Nine for IX film The Diplomat

    espnW.com

    We look at one pivotal scene from the Nine for IX film "The Diplomat," a scene where Katarina Witt fights for more than Olympic gold at the 1988 Winter Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  9. Haydenettes take dynasty to worlds

    Lisa Altobelli

    Contemplate the coordination and high-kicking ability of the Rockettes combined with some old-school Ice Capades nostalgia and you'll get an idea of what synchronized skating is about. Synchronized what? Yes skating. Think swimming, but at warp speed...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  10. Nine for IX -- Essay from executive producer Jane Rosenthal

    Jane Rosenthal

    Executive producer Jane Rosenthal explains how the Nine for IX series is a gripping showcase of what it means to have the will and hunger to prevail over the limitations of the body and objections of a still-sexist society.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  11. Nine for IX -- Film summary and director for 'The Diplomat'

    ESPN Films

    Katarina Witt may have been one of East Germany's most famous athletes at the height of the Cold War, but "The Diplomat" shows how the figure skater ended up being a beneficiary and victim of the socialist regime.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  12. Figure skating -- Meryl Davis, Charlie White win ice dance for fo...

    Michelle Smith

    Meryl Davis and Charlie White are the U.S. national champions in ice dance for the fourth straight year.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2012
  13. Figure skating -- Ice dancing? DWTS? The Shibutanis making it wor...

    Michelle Smith

    Siblings Alex and Maia Shibutani were looking to spice up their ice dancing routine before U.S. nationals. So, what better place to turn than "Dancing with the Stars"?

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  14. Five things to watch at U.S. figure skating championship

    Michelle Smith

    The ice dancing field is loaded, and three former champions will vie for the women's crown at figure skating nationals.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  15. Coughlin, Denney are quite the pair

    Meri-Jo Borzilleri

    On paper, the 6-foot-2 John Coughlin and 5-0 Caydee Denney look like a mismatch as a pairs skating team. But it all comes together on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  16. Joannie Rochette has the heart of a champion

    Leslie Goldman

    In the wake of last year's emotional Olympics, the medal-winning Canadian figure skater continues to draw inspiration from her late mother as she works to raise awareness of heart disease.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2011