maddy

I love to fence, surf, and play soccer.

Weary Winter to Spirited Spring – Seasonal Change is a Powerful Force

  Despite the late snowstorm that hit the east coast a couple of days ago, I remain optimistic that spring is just around the corner. Spring signifies a simplification of sorts – melting snow, de-layering of clothes, and of course shedding the extra pounds accumulated over the winter. My ideal cold weather night this year …

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PBS’s Makers: Chronicling the Fight for Womanhood

Many of you who play sports, or work, or go to school, or are old enough to vote, may take women’s equality for granted. You may not feel like feminists because basic liberties that your grandmothers and mothers fought so hard to attain are now commonplace. Over the last half-century, America has seen one of …

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Nike Tennis 2012 Australian Open Lookbook

The 100th Australian Open, which kicked off Monday in Melbourne, marks the start of the 2012 Grand Slam season and Nike’s sending three ladies – Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Li Na – in fresh new gear. Sharapova hit the court wearing the Nike Maria Statement Slam Dress in white and neon green featuring high …

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Ralph Lauren Announces 2012 Olympic Athlete Ambassadors

Ralph Lauren, an official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams for London 2012, today announced its roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls which will serve as Ralph Lauren brand ambassadors leading up to and throughout the Games. Building on the success of the company’s involvement in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and …

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Awesome bowling shoes from designer Jeremy Scott

Some might argue that bowling isn’t exactly a workout, but these retro bowling boots from adidas  by American designer Jeremy Scott  are pretty awesome.  Though a pricey $350, they come complete with the old school size number on the back and a 70’s style wedge heel – one of the biggest trends in shoes in …

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Pepperdine swimmer walks on to team and into history books

Phyllis Reffo is a former model and securities investment consultant who started swimming eight years ago to rehab various injuries including a torn ACL. She was spotted by the Santa Monica Junior College swim coach, Steve Contarsy, who invited her to work out with his team … and she ended up competing with SMC for …

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