50 years after she won a judo championship while posing as a man, she finally got the gold medal owed to her.
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During World War II, this woman quietly undermined Japan's occupation of the Philippines, and was tortured for it. Then she quietly raised a family in the United States.
America’s first female chief federal prosecutor not only put herself in harm’s way to end abusive labor practices, she later became a PI and solved murders.
When they weren't allowed to join the men-only Explorers Club, these intrepid women started their own.
The video of this 14-year-old Singaporean competing in the solo freestyle event at the Wind Games 2017 – which she won! – is beautiful, hypnotic stuff.
After watching her work, I can see why many articles refer to her as the greatest stunt cyclist around.