Peggy Llewellyn nourished her racing dream for years. Then she only needed seven seconds at 190 miles per hour to realize it. The story of the first female minority to win an NHRA race is the last installment of 'Breaking Barriers.'
Nearly out of oxygen, food and water, Kit DesLauriers had only one way out: down. On skis. From the summit of Mount Everest. Tom Rinaldi writes the second of ESPN's four-part series on sports pioneers called 'Breaking Barriers.'
In the first part of a four-part series on sports pioneers called "Breaking Barriers," ESPN looks at the career of Willie O'Ree, the first black man to skate in the National Hockey League. Tom Rinaldi reports.