“Football has taught me a lot about certain things. Stay respectful and don’t get upset. Stay in control. Respect the rules.” ⠀ Football is more than just a game to twins Rose and Odette, it’s their way of life. Growing up playing in the Paris suburbs, they’ve built themselves on the game at the heart of their community. Follow their story in Spit Fire, Dream Higher, our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
“I seem to be naturally drawn towards activities that give a rush. I don't think it's any coincidence that I'm into rock climbing and urban exploring too. I just love the freedom, the sense of adventure.” ⠀ Meet Josie Millard, an English skateboarder whose love for adventure transcends beyond the norm. Josie Lori: Asleep in the Flowers, A film by @sirusf for @greyskatemag and @nikesb explore Josie’s varied sporting interests, urban exploration, her life in Brighton, aspirations to be a stunt actor and her close relationship with her dad. Check out our story to watch and get to know @josielori.
“We are not only teammates but like sisters. If we believe and trust in ourselves we can do anything.” Playing women’s football in Kiltepe, Eastern Turkey, hasn’t been easy for Ikranur. Even after her mother burnt her football shirts, she pushed on with the sport she loves with commitment, passion and skill, changing her not only her family’s minds, but the minds of her community in the process. Follow her story in Spit Fire, Dream Higher, our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
One crazy dream, inspiring billions more. ⠀ Congrats, Li Na on taking your place in the Tennis Hall of Fame. #justdoit
Everything can happen in three seconds When you think fast and move faster It’s not three seconds to pass, pivot or shoot It’s three seconds to defy the laws of physics It’s three seconds to rule For @englandnetball, now’s the time to rule the world.
Zerina has been playing football since she was young, pushing herself hard to prove her skills. Now, she plays for Türkiyemspor Berlin, a club in the heart of the city where different cultures and backgrounds come together through their shared passion for football. Follow Zerina’s story in Spit Fire, Dream Higher, our latest collaboration with @adwoaaboah and @gurlstalk.
This is what the fastest family in the world looks like. Meet Tirunesh, Genzebe, Anna, and Melat — the Dibaba sisters. As a family, the Dibabas have four Olympic gold medals, two silver, three bronze and fifteen world championships. Yes, you read that right.
"To create something special you have to jump head first into the unknown. Only when you take a leap you can soar." @ona_carbonell knows that when she pushes boundaries, the ripple effect she creates doesn't stop at the edge of the swimming pool.
@madisonkeys never lets other voices quiet her own. Now London is calling and she’s giving it her all to be heard. #justdoit
"I want to be a pioneer, someone who doesn’t exist yet as a Japanese female footballer. I can’t make everything happen by myself, but I believe that if I take the first step, together we can create momentum." ⠀ From studying sports business to setting standards on the pitch, @nicole10_official is done waiting for the world to change.
“I just want to win. I’m addicted to winning.” @carlilloyd, always going for the W and it shows.
Nos Différences Nous Unissent. ⠀ Teammates on the pitch, and best friends off it, @delphine_cascarino and @amel.majri17’s bond goes beyond the game.
“In Nigeria, no one gives you anything, especially if you are a female footballer. If you want to do something, if you want to achieve anything that society doesn’t expect, then you have to go out there and find a way to do it.” ⠀ @asisat_oshoala didn’t wait for her dreams to come to her. She seized them for herself.
Nobody told her she couldn’t. But then again, nobody told her she could. @nikesb pays homage to @elissa_steamer’s contribution to women’s skateboarding, blazing the trail and inspiring generations for more than 25 years. Explore Elissa’s story at NikeSB.com
"I can honestly say that I do not take a single second of this experience for granted, especially now." ⠀ From spectator in ’99, to World Champion in 2015, @mrapinoe knows what it takes to achieve her dream. Now four years on, she’s dreaming again.
“Because of what I’ve been through and because of how far I’ve gotten, I hope that a little boy or a little girl can look at me and say ‘Hey, she's there so why can't I be there too?’” ⠀ @bun_bun10 knows that adversity will always be an obstacle in the pursuit of greatness. Now she wants to encourage the next generation to never give up on their dreams 🇯🇲
“Many people tried to stop me from growing and living my dream, but I was stronger than anything.” ⠀ @andressaalves9oficial has never stopped fighting to realize her dream. Now a leading figure for one of the game’s most iconic nations, she can make that dream a reality.
“I wanted to pioneer the way for Korean players everywhere.” ⠀ Five years after becoming the first South Korean to play in England’s top division, @ji_soyun10 has established herself as an integral leader for both club and country. Now she’s out to write history once again.
“When I put on our U.S. kit, I do it for my family and for my country. But I understand now that I also do it for every single American girl out there who wants to see someone who looks like them.” ⠀ In 2015 @cdunn19 watched her friends compete for the world championships from a bar. Now as a defender for the @uswnt, Dunn is competing to be the world’s best alongside her teammates — and everyone in the bar is watching her.
In 1996, Elissa Steamer pushed her way into skateboarding’s spotlight with a stand-out style that transcended gender and commanded respect. ⠀ Athletes like Elissa inspire us to continue to push forward in the pursuit of equality for all athletes*. Our 2019 BETRUE collection celebrates what it means to be part of the LGBTQIA+ community. ⠀ #UntilWeAllWin #BeTrue
When you become your own role model. ⠀ Watch our IG story to see some of the world’s best footballers prove that dreams really do come true — when you make them. #justdoit
Captain of the french side @amandine_henry knows the power is in the collective. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Discover Amandine in today’s stories as she gets ready to lead her team to the top of the world this summer. #justdoit
“Find your joy and make sure that you give a 100 percent in everything you do.” ⠀⠀ Hit our story to discover @frankirby and see how she prepares for football’s biggest stage. #justdoit
Fighting for her dream is in @carogarcia’s blood, literally. ⠀ With her dad as a coach, she’s always followed her own path. And it’s paying off. #justdoit
Talent isn’t enough. Motivation is everything. ⠀⠀⠀⠀ @sara.daebritz13 knows that you have to work hard and love what you do to dominate. Watch her in today’s story. #justdoit
They told her she was too small to make it. Now she’s returning to Paris as a champion to defend her title. #justdoit
Support ✔️ Comfort ✔️ ⠀ Meet the FE/NOM Flyknit Bra. #justdoit
We’re bringing The Polo back. Tell your friends.
Last year, we introduced the Lebron 16 in collaboration with @harlemsfashionrow. Tomorrow, this new edition, inspired by each HFR designer’s vibrant culture, will make its debut. Available in SNKRS, get them while they’re 🔥. #lebron16
“It’s thanks to these small movements made with our hearts, that we will make an impact on society.” ⠀ Lemya from Paris is using the Gurls Talk Made To Play Fund to help displaced girls from the Roma community integrate through basketball. See more in our stories.
“I want to give girls with a physical or mental disability a chance to play sports and boost their confidence.” ⠀ @beauvaniersel from Netherlands, winner of The Gurls Talk Made To Play Fund. Beau, thank you for making young girls like this feel unstoppable 🥊 💪 See more in our stories.
“I wasn’t interested in sports. Then coach Mbali came.” ⠀ World, meet Mbali Dlamini. The Gurls Talk Made To Play Winner who empowers young girls in Soweto, South Africa, through sport. See more in our stories.
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This summer’s forecast calls for sun, sand and sweat. Soak it all in with the new Icon Clash Collection.