Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Women who rock extreme sports

There's something about a tough woman that commands respect. When she walks in the room, there's a pause. The gravity of an unlikely powerhouse pulls in those around her.

History is made with women who break through barriers and pave the road for the rest of us to follow. Until recently the field of extreme sports has been almost exclusively male.

Now, women are making inroads in sports like surfing, triathlons and MMA -- Not just in a way impressive 'for a woman' but with such talent and power that they far out-compete their male counterparts.

This Infobarrel video article tells the story of 5 amazing women from different fields in extreme sports. Take a moment to appreciate and applaud the achievements that they've made in making it that much easier for the rest of us to shine.

5 Incredible Women of Extreme Sports