Already the first woman to scale American Ninja Warrior's 14 1/2-foot Warped Wall, Graff has also now become the first woman to complete stage one of the show's national finals.
After tying for bronze in the women's 100 meter backstroke, Fu became an internet sensation for her adorable reactions and interviews.
Meenakshi has been practicing kalaripayattu for decades, and now teaches it to a younger generation -- including increasing numbers of girls.
The 2012 Olympic games were the first to feature women's boxing as an event, and at 17 years old--one of the youngest boxers there--Shields won gold in her weight class. But fame, money, and endorsements did not follow.
After a video of her tackling boys in peewee football at eight years old went viral, Gordon has inspired the creation of the United State's first all-female tackle football league.