Good Sports

“What does it take to be a successful female athlete? You have to have the complete package,” says six-time gold medalist Allyson Felix in a new video from ​ UNINTERRUPTED . The Olympic track and field star discusses the issues facing women in sports, including the pressure outside of their sport and the lack of recognition.

“Ask someone in the general public, ‘Who’s the greatest basketball player?’ or ‘Who’s the greatest football player?’ and we could probably have a very heated debate for over an hour on it,” Felix says. “But if you ask them, ‘Who’s the greatest women’s basketball player?’ I don’t think they would know where to begin. I don’t think you could even have the conversation.”

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