Boxers, ballerinas, and basketball players are all among the 18 incredibly fit participants that agreed to take off their clothes for a good cause. Photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda was the one who came up with the idea for the project that took one year to complete. Unlike most calendars, includes more than just 12 pictures. Instead of just giving each athlete a separate month, the author of the idea created a page personal sport planner that will allow the person to track their training progress, sleeping patterns and nutritional plans all whilst admiring the beautifully captured bodies. This calendar benefits One Year Fund, a charity that supports underfunded young athletes by raising money for footwear, clothing and equipment they need. Cuda, who struggled to find funding when she was an athlete herself, is now exited to help the younger generation to pursue their dreams.
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T he case of Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor who was accused of sexually abusing at least girls over his decades-long career, exposed one of the largest sexual abuse scandals in U. Now, the story of the massive efforts it took to bring Nassar to justice gets the spotlight in Athlete A , a documentary from Netflix out June Nichols retired from elite gymnastics after she was not chosen for the U. Olympic team following the Olympic trials. Her parents believe she was not chosen because she came forward about Nassar. In crafting the film, Cohen and Shenk wanted to bring to light how systemic abuse was endemic to USA Gymnastics, which prepares athletes to compete in the Olympics.
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Female skaters have long fascinated audiences with a mix of grace, power, and, sometimes, drama, as was the case with Nancy Kerrigan's assault in , just before she won a silver medal at the Olympics. Alina Zagitova, skating for the Olympic Athletes from Russia, took the gold medal in women's figure skating at the Winter Olympics. She became the second youngest women's champion in history, just a month behind American Tara Lipinski, who won in Adelina Sotnikova, 17, became the first Russian woman to win gold in Olympic figure skating in a surprise performance in that edged defending champion Kim Yuna of the Republic of Korea into second. Sotnikova previously had won multiple medals in the European championships, Grand Prix series, and Russian championships.