Hope Solo: Olympic Icon
One of the top goalkeepers in the world, Hope Solo led the U.S. women’s soccer team to gold in the 2012 London Olympics. After a difficult childhood, a strained relationship with her father, and a nearly career-ending injury in 2011, Solo survived—and proves an athlete doesn’t have to be perfect to be inspirational.
the last word, I approve, Newsweek!
Also, I noticed Hope and Danica Patrick are the only two athletes on the list. great job, girls^^
Hope is included on TIME’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013
I approve your choice, TIME^^
she’s the only soccer player and one of three female athletes on this list.
It was a dream come true for a group of young goalies on Sunday, who had the chance to be trained by one of the best female goalkeeper in the world.
During the second day of a fundraiser for the Montana Flathead Rapids soccer organization, Olympic Gold medalist Hope Solo hosted a goalkeeper clinic for kids ranging in age from 12-to-18.
The U.S. women’s soccer star helped raise thousands of dollars for the non-profit organization at a Saturday night, which will pay for new jerseys and equipment. (Read More)
Yep, nothing’s changed, I still miss her here in Algarve.
“Big-time players show up in big games.”