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“Many of the children’s physical fitness is very poor now. Although I can’t spend a lot of money to buy equipment for the children, I can create equipment for them with my hands.” - Lin Meizhen

At Xianling Primary School, physical activity was at a low point. They needed equipment to motivate the kids, but didn’t have the funding to buy any. Then, one curious PE teacher decided to shift her
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⠀ “Many of the children’s physical fitness is very poor now. Although I can’t spend a lot of money to buy equipment for the children, I can create equipment for them with my hands.” - Lin Meizhen At Xianling Primary School, physical activity was at

“Everything that was taken from me, every opportunity I was denied... That’s what I want these kids to have.” - @forrestneide
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The five square miles of Capao Redondo, Brazil were once notorious for violence.
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It was here that Neide lost her husband and then her son. After their deaths, she created @projetovidacorrida and discovered a second life as a second mother to an entire neighborhood of children.
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Some thought that violence would always shape the people of Capão Redondo’s story. But through sport, they’ve changed the narrative. #justdoit #madetoplay
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“Everything that was taken from me, every opportunity I was denied... That’s what I want these kids to have.” - @forrestneide ⠀ The five square miles of Capao Redondo, Brazil were once notorious for violence. ⠀ It was here that Neide lost her husband

“If you're looking to start running, or swimming, or playing baseball, or whatever you want to do, take one step towards that every day. Go out and run a mile, or go look for a pool to jump into. It’s just a matter of taking that first step—because that one step can change everything.” - @wicked.la
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“If you're looking to start running, or swimming, or playing baseball, or whatever you want to do, take one step towards that every day. Go out and run a mile, or go look for a pool to jump into. It’s just a matter of taking that first step—because t

“Arielle was 7 when we did a 5k together. We jogged the first mile, and I held her hand thinking she might get lost. Then, at about mile two, I'm dying but she’s got a big smile on her face. So I told her, ‘Go ahead if you want,’ and she just took off. After that, I knew she’d be an amazing runner.” -Angela Avina, Arielle’s mom, on the day Arielle found running.
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“Arielle was 7 when we did a 5k together. We jogged the first mile, and I held her hand thinking she might get lost. Then, at about mile two, I'm dying but she’s got a big smile on her face. So I told her, ‘Go ahead if you want,’ and she just took of

“Pain goes away. But the pride of knowing you gave everything? That’ll stick with you forever.” -@mathewfras
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Mat defended his title as the Fittest Man on Earth by winning his fourth-straight CrossFit Games championship, proof that Hard Work Pays Off. #HWPO #justdoit
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“Pain goes away. But the pride of knowing you gave everything? That’ll stick with you forever.” -@mathewfras ⠀ Mat defended his title as the Fittest Man on Earth by winning his fourth-straight CrossFit Games championship, proof that Hard Work Pays Of

This is what it looks like to be two of the world’s best beach volleyball players #justdoit
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This is what it looks like to be two of the world’s best beach volleyball players #justdoit

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“Your team is your family, and it’s for them that you want to play.”
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Kristina left her parents to pursue her dream of playing football for her country. Sharing a bed with her grandma as she trains at her club in Moscow, she’s doing whatever it takes to represent Russia.
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Follow her story in ’Spit Fire, Dream Higher’—our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
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“Your team is your family, and it’s for them that you want to play.” ⠀ Kristina left her parents to pursue her dream of playing football for her country. Sharing a bed with her grandma as she trains at her club in Moscow, she’s doing whatever it take

“In the inner-city, young people see sport as this vehicle to get out the hood, but it’s actually a mechanism to actualize the best version of yourself.
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I’m showing kids that just because you play basketball, you are more than just a basketball player. You are creative. You are anything you wanna be.” - Cesar Martinez
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“In the inner-city, young people see sport as this vehicle to get out the hood, but it’s actually a mechanism to actualize the best version of yourself. ⠀ I’m showing kids that just because you play basketball, you are more than just a basketball pla

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“Football means everything to me. I want to play football forever. I do.”
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Football is Londiwe’s life, keeping her off the streets of Johannesburg and bonded to her teammates with a shared love of the beautiful game.
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Follow her story in ‘Spit Fire, Dream Higher’ – our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
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“Football means everything to me. I want to play football forever. I do.” ⠀ Football is Londiwe’s life, keeping her off the streets of Johannesburg and bonded to her teammates with a shared love of the beautiful game. ⠀ Follow her story in ‘Spit Fire

This is what it looks like to be golf’s 15x major winner. #justdoit
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This is what it looks like to be golf’s 15x major winner. #justdoit

“When you stop thinking about things that have happened in the past and focus on this moment, you achieve greatness. Your destiny is in your hands.” Precious trains at Right to Dream Academy—the first women’s football academy in West Africa. On and off the pitch, she’s proving that young women can take control of their lives and achieve incredible things.

Follow her story in Spit Fire, Dream Higher—our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
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“When you stop thinking about things that have happened in the past and focus on this moment, you achieve greatness. Your destiny is in your hands.” Precious trains at Right to Dream Academy—the first women’s football academy in West Africa. On and o

“It’s not just about working out, and it's not just about getting your body to be aesthetically pleasing; it's about being part of something bigger than yourself. We’re creating a new culture together, and it’s changing the trajectory of people’s lives.” -@_tanyalozano

Tanya Lozano gave her underserved Chicago neighborhood access to fitness, and the community it created has turned into a movement. #SportChangesEverything
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“It’s not just about working out, and it's not just about getting your body to be aesthetically pleasing; it's about being part of something bigger than yourself. We’re creating a new culture together, and it’s changing the trajectory of people’s liv

“‘Spit Fire, Dream Higher’ is the culmination of an incredible journey to unearth girls from around the world who have fought through oppression and continue to be resilient through their love for football. The documentary truly celebrates them and the grassroots communities they are a part of.”
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Don’t change your dream, change the world. #justdoit
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“‘Spit Fire, Dream Higher’ is the culmination of an incredible journey to unearth girls from around the world who have fought through oppression and continue to be resilient through their love for football. The documentary truly celebrates them and t

Few make history. Fewer change it.
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Don’t change your dream. Change the world. #justdoit
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Few make history. Fewer change it. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. #justdoit

“I fight for my people, I fight for everyone. Sport should be an equal language for all.” - @castersemenya800m #justdoit
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“I fight for my people, I fight for everyone. Sport should be an equal language for all.” - @castersemenya800m #justdoit

“The traditional player? Maybe a little boring.” @elisvitolina
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The traditional tennis player? She’s quiet. Respectful. Conservative.
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But Elina Svitolina? Sheʼs outspoken. Defiant. Rebellious.
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Traditionally, she doesn't fit in. And thatʼs what makes her stand out. #justdoit
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“The traditional player? Maybe a little boring.” @elisvitolina ⠀ The traditional tennis player? She’s quiet. Respectful. Conservative. ⠀ But Elina Svitolina? Sheʼs outspoken. Defiant. Rebellious. ⠀ Traditionally, she doesn't fit in. And thatʼs what m

“I never feel like I have to be stuck in any sort of lines.” @madisonkeys
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Tennis is a sport with definitive lines. These lines tell you when, where, and how you should play.
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In a lot of ways, the same can be said for athletes who play the game. Theyʼre reminded that thereʼs a right and a wrong way to act. Some are even told to be prim, proper, and “ladylike.
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Madison doesnʼt fit the mold. But sheʼs happy to break it. #justdoit
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“I never feel like I have to be stuck in any sort of lines.” @madisonkeys ⠀ Tennis is a sport with definitive lines. These lines tell you when, where, and how you should play. ⠀ In a lot of ways, the same can be said for athletes who play the game. T

“It all began in Sepolia.” @giannis_an34

Giannis Antetokounmpo's story starts to take shape in a small neighborhood in Athens. It’s here where he first learned to love the game of basketball.

With Giannis as the host, we go back to the beginning. We go back to streets of Sepolia.

This is his Birthplace of Dreams. #justdoit
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“It all began in Sepolia.” @giannis_an34 Giannis Antetokounmpo's story starts to take shape in a small neighborhood in Athens. It’s here where he first learned to love the game of basketball. With Giannis as the host, we go back to the beginning. W

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” - Makena
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The athlete who inspired some of the world’s best isn’t even on a roster this summer. She isn’t a professional soccer player. She isn’t even being recruited. (Yet.)
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She’s a ten-year-old girl. Meet Makena. #justdoit
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“You can’t be what you can’t see.” - Makena ⠀ The athlete who inspired some of the world’s best isn’t even on a roster this summer. She isn’t a professional soccer player. She isn’t even being recruited. (Yet.) ⠀ She’s a ten-year-old girl. Meet Maken

Crazy dreams take crazy effort.
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18 career majors. 12 French titles. Congratulations @rafaelnadal. #justdoit
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Crazy dreams take crazy effort. ⠀ 18 career majors. 12 French titles. Congratulations @rafaelnadal. #justdoit

“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself.” @amandine_henry
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When Amandine Henry and her teammates were young, they could only dream of an opportunity like this.
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Today, that dream becomes reality.
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Don’t change your dream. Change the world. #justdoit
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“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself.” @amandine_henry ⠀ When Amandine Henry and her teammates were young, they could only dream of an opportunity like this. ⠀ Today, that dream becomes

“Even if I were born again, I’d still play football.” @ji_soyun10
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Ji So-Yun's dream isn’t to be one of the best female football players in the world.
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Ji dreams of becoming one of the best players in the world, period. #justdoit
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“Even if I were born again, I’d still play football.” @ji_soyun10 ⠀ Ji So-Yun's dream isn’t to be one of the best female football players in the world. ⠀ Ji dreams of becoming one of the best players in the world, period. #justdoit

“It’s important for girls to believe in themselves, because if you believe in yourself that means you can do anything.” - Makena, Age 9, #justdoit
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“It’s important for girls to believe in themselves, because if you believe in yourself that means you can do anything.” - Makena, Age 9, #justdoit

“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat, as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself. Impossible. And I think that, if you perform well individually, you’ll perform well collectively.”
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French midfield general Amandine Henry knows it takes a whole team to win and now, as captain of her country, she’s not afraid to lead that team.
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Don’t change your dream. Change the world. #justdoit
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“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat, as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself. Impossible. And I think that, if you perform well individually, you’ll perform well collectively.” ⠀ French midfield general Amandine Henry knows i

“I’m really happy to be able to inspire the next generation of girls. That they now have female role models, and can see what they can achieve so that they’ll work hard and eventually follow in my footsteps.”
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As a child Netherlands’ star Lieke Martens told everyone she wanted to become a professional footballer. When they replied: “Dream on, girl” that’s exactly what she did.
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“I’m really happy to be able to inspire the next generation of girls. That they now have female role models, and can see what they can achieve so that they’ll work hard and eventually follow in my footsteps.” ⠀ As a child Netherlands’ star Lieke Mart

“One of the biggest things is just trusting yourself.” @naomiosaka
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Just because your situation changes doesn’t mean you have to. #justdoit
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“One of the biggest things is just trusting yourself.” @naomiosaka ⠀ Just because your situation changes doesn’t mean you have to. #justdoit

“Find your joy and make sure that you give 100 percent in everything you do.”
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England striker Fran Kirby never changed her dream of playing for England even though there was a time she fell out of love with football. But her dream was always there and she rediscovered her love for the game. This summer, she prepares to return with the Lionesses again on the world’s biggest stage.
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“Find your joy and make sure that you give 100 percent in everything you do.” ⠀ England striker Fran Kirby never changed her dream of playing for England even though there was a time she fell out of love with football. But her dream was always there

“He’s always trying to push me because he knows I’m going to improve.” @carogarcia

Sometimes your first coach is your best one.

Caroline's father has guided her from her first tournament to her latest one. Challenging her and comforting her. Pushing her and patting her on the back. Celebrating and commiserating.

Traditionally, elite tennis players move on. They “grow up” and work with someone else. Obviously, Caroline is anything but traditional. #justdoit
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“He’s always trying to push me because he knows I’m going to improve.” @carogarcia Sometimes your first coach is your best one. Caroline's father has guided her from her first tournament to her latest one. Challenging her and comforting her. Pushin

Talent is not enough, it's important to be determined and disciplined.
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German midfielder Sara Däbritz always knew she was going to turn her childhood dream of becoming a professional footballer into a reality. So now it’s time for a new dream: that women’s games will sell out stadiums.
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Don’t change your dream. Change the world. #justdoit
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"Talent is not enough, it's important to be determined and disciplined." ⠀ German midfielder Sara Däbritz always knew she was going to turn her childhood dream of becoming a professional footballer into a reality. So now it’s time for a new dream: th

“If you look around the tennis world, all of the players are much taller than me. But I don’t feel small.” @simonahalep
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As a child, when Simona Halep told the world that she wanted to be the next great tennis player, they laughed at her. They said that she was too small.
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You know what Simona told us? They were right. Size matters.
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But it isn’t height or weight that counts. It's the size of your heart. #justdoit
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“If you look around the tennis world, all of the players are much taller than me. But I don’t feel small.” @simonahalep ⠀ As a child, when Simona Halep told the world that she wanted to be the next great tennis player, they laughed at her. They said

“There was a time where my Mom was using a kettle to warm up water so we could have showers.” @jasondayofficial
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You don’t have to have much to have a dream.
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When Jason Day was a kid, he didn’t have a bag full of fancy clubs. He didn’t have a country club membership. And at times, he didn’t even have hot water.
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But none of that stopped him from the chase. #justdoit
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“There was a time where my Mom was using a kettle to warm up water so we could have showers.” @jasondayofficial ⠀ You don’t have to have much to have a dream. ⠀ When Jason Day was a kid, he didn’t have a bag full of fancy clubs. He didn’t have a coun

This is what it looks like to be one of the world’s best tuberiders. #justdoit
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This is what it looks like to be one of the world’s best tuberiders. #justdoit

“No one can ever say you can’t do something. If I fail, I’ll see that for myself. But let me try, let me fly, and I’ll find out.”
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Ever since he was a kid, @AlexRoca91’s Crazy Dream was always there. At first, doctors said he was crazy to even walk. Now he’s training to become the first athlete with cerebral palsy to finish the 600km Titan Desert Race, one of the toughest races on the planet. #justdoit
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“No one can ever say you can’t do something. If I fail, I’ll see that for myself. But let me try, let me fly, and I’ll find out.” ⠀ Ever since he was a kid, @alexroca91 ’s Crazy Dream was always there. At first, doctors said he was crazy to even walk.

“Believe in yourself and trust that your mind and heart can break barriers.” @kipchogeeliud
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It takes more than elite endurance to win a world championship. More than a timely kick to take home a gold medal. More than a stubborn work ethic to break a world record.
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It takes a whole lot of belief. And that same belief carried Eliud Kipchoge to win today in London. #justdoit
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“Believe in yourself and trust that your mind and heart can break barriers.” @kipchogeeliud ⠀ It takes more than elite endurance to win a world championship. More than a timely kick to take home a gold medal. More than a stubborn work ethic to break

“Most people think that there is a limit, but there is always more.” @gomofarah
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For most people, this isn’t what retirement looks like. Most people relax. They spend less time on the road and more time at home. Most people slow down.
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Obviously, Mo Farah is not most people. #justdoit
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“Most people think that there is a limit, but there is always more.” @gomofarah ⠀ For most people, this isn’t what retirement looks like. Most people relax. They spend less time on the road and more time at home. Most people slow down. ⠀ Obviously, M

“It is great to see the trend of women coming to the marathon, taking on the challenge and really growing with it.” - @paula_radcliffe
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Tomorrow, 60,000 runners will line up in Paris. That’s 60,000 runners who’ve committed weekends, early mornings, late nights, some sanity, and a few toenails to run 26.2 miles. Yeah, they’ve given up a lot. But it’s nothing compared to what they’ve gained.
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Follow @nikerunning to support @voltwomen. #justdoit
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“It is great to see the trend of women coming to the marathon, taking on the challenge and really growing with it.” - @paula_radcliffe ⠀ Tomorrow, 60,000 runners will line up in Paris. That’s 60,000 runners who’ve committed weekends, early mornings,

This is what it looks like to be a two-time figure skating Olympic medalist. @jmedvedevaj #justdoit
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This is what it looks like to be a two-time figure skating Olympic medalist. @jmedvedevaj #justdoit

“The most important thing for me is to do everything from the heart.”
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Evgenia Medvedeva’s crazy dream isn’t to win a world championship. She’s done that, twice. It isn’t to make it to the Olympics. She’s brought home two medals. It isn’t even to break a world record. Because she’s already shattered one.
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Evgenia’s crazy dream isn’t an accolade or accomplishment. It isn't written in a record book. It’s written on her heart. #justdoit
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“The most important thing for me is to do everything from the heart.” ⠀ Evgenia Medvedeva’s crazy dream isn’t to win a world championship. She’s done that, twice. It isn’t to make it to the Olympics. She’s brought home two medals. It isn’t even to br

Sam Kerr
Four Time Golden Boot Winner
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Introducing Birthplace of Dreams. Stream the series premiere featuring @samanthakerr20 on IGTV now. #justdoit
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Sam Kerr Four Time Golden Boot Winner Perth Australia Introducing Birthplace of Dreams. Stream the series premiere featuring @samanthakerr20 on IGTV now. #justdoit

“World’s greatest selfie? I’d like to think so.” — @samanthakerr20
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First, find a crazy dream. Then, find the others whose dreams are just as crazy. #justdoit
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“World’s greatest selfie? I’d like to think so.” — @samanthakerr20 ⠀ First, find a crazy dream. Then, find the others whose dreams are just as crazy. #justdoit

“At the end of the day, it’s all about opportunity. My goal is to knock down the door.” @ayesuppose
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Ayesha McGowan’s crazy dream isn’t just for her. It’s for an entire generation of black women who come after her. #justdoit
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“At the end of the day, it’s all about opportunity. My goal is to knock down the door.” @ayesuppose ⠀ Ayesha McGowan’s crazy dream isn’t just for her. It’s for an entire generation of black women who come after her. #justdoit

“Any dream is possible. If you just want this crazy dream to happen, you just have to put the work in.
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You know what some people consider a crazy dream? A body positive world. One that's full of confidence. A world that’s dripping in self-love.
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But that’s the crazy” world that Montgomery’s Honeybeez are fighting for. #justdoit
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“Any dream is possible. If you just want this crazy dream to happen, you just have to put the work in." ⠀ You know what some people consider a crazy dream? A body positive world. One that's full of confidence. A world that’s dripping in self-love. ⠀

“You have to strive to not be how people expect you to be.”
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See what a crazy dream did for a small school in Memphis. #justdoit
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“You have to strive to not be how people expect you to be.” ⠀ See what a crazy dream did for a small school in Memphis. #justdoit

“I just tell myself don’t quit. This is what you were born into this world for, it’s for boxing.”
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A crazy dream can do a lot of things. It can challenge you. Push you. Keep you from quitting.
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Or, in 14-year-old Chantel Navarro’s case, it can carry forward a family tradition.
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Meet the latest in a long line of Navarro boxers on IGTV.  #justdoit
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“I just tell myself don’t quit. This is what you were born into this world for, it’s for boxing.” ⠀ A crazy dream can do a lot of things. It can challenge you. Push you. Keep you from quitting. ⠀ Or, in 14-year-old Chantel Navarro’s case, it can carr

Show them what crazy dreams can do. #justdoit
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: Sound on
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Show them what crazy dreams can do. #justdoit ⠀ : Sound on

It’s only a crazy dream until it’s a reality. #justdoit
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The International Boxing Association rewrote the rules, allowing women everywhere to box in hijabs. A huge win for @zeina.boxer and for women across the world.
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It’s only a crazy dream until it’s a reality. #justdoit ⠀ The International Boxing Association rewrote the rules, allowing women everywhere to box in hijabs. A huge win for @zeina.boxer and for women across the world.

One crazy dream turns into another.
And another.
And another.
And another.
And another.
#justdoit
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One crazy dream turns into another. And another. And another. And another. And another. #justdoit

“To dream big requires courage.” - @iremyamany
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Imagine loving your sport so much that you go a decade without winning a tournament and still don’t quit. Then, one day, you win. And then you win again. And again. And again. That’s how Turkish Taekwondo fighter Irem Yaman finally earned the nickname #Goldhunter. During one of her training days, she shared how those years of sacrifice and loss weren’t always easy. But they were worth it.

See Irem’s full story on @nike IGTV #justdoit
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“To dream big requires courage.” - @iremyamany ⠀ Imagine loving your sport so much that you go a decade without winning a tournament and still don’t quit. Then, one day, you win. And then you win again. And again. And again. That’s how Turkish Taekwo

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