It can be said that they are examples of extraordinary energy, ambition and a symbol of a female model in a new era.
Join us in honoring the women who have made impressive achievements over the past year.
1. Simone Biles
Despite experiencing terrible times in the past that have been sexually abused. She bravely stood up and told the truth to the public. Seven months ago Simone Biles allegedly abused sexually assaulted by former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Over the past year, Simone Biles has become the greatest gymnast in the world and has become a symbol of resilience and enduring spirit. Taking a break two years after the Rio 2016 tournament, the Olympic champion immediately added to his medal collection on his return – with all the gold medals at the US Classics tournament thanks to the highest score being the record at this tournament.
She then took first place in two days of playing at the US National Championships impressively. Biles often wears a teal-colored head as a symbol for survivors of sexual abuse. She is not just a message about sports.
At the World Championship, an extremely resilient, never-giving Biles was admired. Before the day of competition, she was hospitalized because of stomach pain due to kidney stones. However, upon discharge, she won 6 consecutive medals with 4 gold medals.
2. Dina Asher-Smith
An athlete born in 1995 in Northern Ireland. She climbed to the top of her career glory when she won the Gold Medal at a distance of 100m at the 2014 World Youth Championship.
At the General Prosperity Games at the Gold Coast, she won a bronze medal in the dramatic 200m event. Defeat Jamaica’s dual Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson.
And in the European Championships in Berlin, and Asher-Smith’s dominance in sprint fields is indisputable. The 23-year-old won three gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay events with a world-leading running record and was named the European athlete of the year.
3. Lindsey Vonn
Considered the most famous American face in the Winter Olympics. However, in February, she only achieved a disappointing result in downhill skiing with a bronze medal at the World Championships in the Alps (Sweden).
The former Olympic and world champion has retired from his career with a record winning 82 World Cup races. At the age of 34, Vonn is not only a record-breaker, she also left a massive legacy.
In 2010, Vonn received the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award and was an athlete of the US Olympic Committee for the year. Injury causes Vonn to miss parts of a number of competitive seasons, including nearly all of the 2014 and most of the 2013 seasons.
While recovering from her injury, she worked as a reporter for NBC News about the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.