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⠀ “Many of the ’s physical fitness is very poor now. Although I can’t spend a lot of money to buy equipment for the , I can create equipment for them with my hands.” - Lin Meizhen At Xianling Primary School, physical activity was at a low point. They needed equipment to motivate the , but didn’t have the funding to buy any. Then, one curious PE teacher decided to shift her perspective. justdoit madetoplay Find out how you can take action: https:swoo.sh/33BcZ1e

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“Everything that was taken from me, every opportunity I was denied That’s what I want these to have.” - forrestneide ⠀ The five square miles of Capao Redondo, Brazil were once notorious for violence. ⠀ It was here that Neide lost her husband and then her son. After their deaths, she created projetovidacorrida and discovered a second life as a second mother to an entire neighborhood of . ⠀ Some thought that violence would always shape the people of Capão Redondo’s story. But through sport, they’ve changed the narrative. justdoit madetoplay ⠀ Find out how you can take action: https:swoo.sh/33BcZ1e

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“If you're looking to start running, or swimming, or playing baseball, or whatever you want to do, take one step towards that every day. Go out and run a mile, or go look for a pool to jump into. It’s just a matter of taking that first step—because that one step can change everything.” - wicked.la

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“Arielle was 7 when we did a 5k together. We jogged the first mile, and I held her hand thinking she might get lost. Then, at about mile two, I'm dying but she’s got a big smile on her face. So I told her, ‘Go ahead if you want,’ and she just took off. After that, I knew she’d be an amazing runner.” -Angela Avina, Arielle’s mom, on the day Arielle found running. ⠀ sportchangeseverything

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“Pain goes away. But the pride of knowing you gave everything? That’ll stick with you forever.” - mathewfras ⠀ Mat defended his title as the Fittest Man on Earth by winning his fourth-straight CrossFit Games championship, proof that Hard Work Pays Off. HWPO justdoit

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This is what it looks like to be two of the world’s best beach volleyball players justdoit

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“Your team is your family, and it’s for them that you want to play.” ⠀ Kristina left her parents to pursue her dream of playing football for her country. Sharing a bed with her grandma as she trains at her club in Moscow, she’s doing whatever it takes to represent Russia. ⠀ Follow her story in ’Spit Fire, Dream Higher’—our latest collaboration with adwoaaboah and gurlstalk.

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“In the inner-city, people see sport as this vehicle to get out the hood, but it’s actually a mechanism to actualize the best version of yourself. ⠀ I’m showing that just because you play basketball, you are more than just a basketball player. You are creative. You are anything you wanna be.” - Cesar Martinez sportchangeseverything

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“Football means everything to me. I want to play football forever. I do.” ⠀ Football is Londiwe’s life, keeping her off the streets of Johannesburg and bonded to her teammates with a shared love of the beautiful game. ⠀ Follow her story in ‘Spit Fire, Dream Higher’ – our latest collaboration with adwoaaboah and gurlstalk.

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This is what it looks like to be golf’s 15x major winner. justdoit

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“When you stop thinking about things that have happened in the past and focus on this moment, you achieve greatness. Your destiny is in your hands.” Precious trains at Right to Dream Academy—the first women’s football academy in West Africa. On and off the pitch, she’s proving that women can take control of their lives and achieve incredible things. Follow her story in "Spit Fire, Dream Higher"—our latest collaboration with adwoaaboah and gurlstalk.

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“It’s not just about working out, and it's not just about getting your body to be aesthetically pleasing; it's about being part of something bigger than yourself. We’re creating a new culture together, and it’s changing the trajectory of people’s lives.” - _tanyalozano Tanya Lozano gave her underserved Chicago neighborhood access to fitness, and the community it created has turned into a movement. SportChangesEverything

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“‘Spit Fire, Dream Higher’ is the culmination of an incredible journey to unearth girls from around the world who have fought through oppression and continue to be resilient through their love for football. The documentary truly celebrates them and the grassroots communities they are a part of.” - adwoaaboah ⠀ Don’t change your dream, change the world. justdoit

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Few make history. Fewer change it. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit

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“I fight for my people, I fight for everyone. Sport should be an equal language for all.” - castersemenya800m justdoit

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“The traditional player? Maybe a little boring.” elisvitolina ⠀ The traditional tennis player? She’s quiet. Respectful. Conservative. ⠀ But Elina Svitolina? Sheʼs outspoken. Defiant. Rebellious. ⠀ Traditionally, she doesn't fit in. And thatʼs what makes her stand out. justdoit

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“I never feel like I have to be stuck in any sort of lines.” madisonkeys ⠀ Tennis is a sport with definitive lines. These lines tell you when, where, and how you should play. ⠀ In a lot of ways, the same can be said for athletes who play the game. Theyʼre reminded that thereʼs a right and a wrong way to act. Some are even told to be prim, proper, and “ladylike." ⠀ Madison doesnʼt fit the mold. But sheʼs happy to break it. justdoit

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“It all began in Sepolia.” giannis_an34 Giannis Antetokounmpo's story starts to take shape in a small neighborhood in Athens. It’s here where he first learned to love the game of basketball. With Giannis as the host, we go back to the beginning. We go back to streets of Sepolia. This is his Birthplace of Dreams. justdoit

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“You can’t be what you can’t see.” - Makena ⠀ The athlete who inspired some of the world’s best isn’t even on a roster this summer. She isn’t a professional soccer player. She isn’t even being recruited. (Yet.) ⠀ She’s a ten-year-old girl. Meet Makena. justdoit

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Crazy dreams take crazy effort. ⠀ 18 career majors. 12 French titles. Congratulations rafaelnadal. justdoit

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“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself.” amandine_henry ⠀ When Amandine Henry and her teammates were , they could only dream of an opportunity like this. ⠀ Today, that dream becomes reality. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit

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“Even if I were born again, I’d still play football.” ji_soyun10 ⠀ Ji So-Yun's dream isn’t to be one of the best female football players in the world. ⠀ Ji dreams of becoming one of the best players in the world, period. justdoit

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“It’s important for girls to believe in themselves, because if you believe in yourself that means you can do anything.” - Makena, Age 9, justdoit

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“Whatever happens, we’re a team. In defeat, as much as in victory. It’s impossible to win by yourself. Impossible. And I think that, if you perform well individually, you’ll perform well collectively.” ⠀ French midfield general Amandine Henry knows it takes a whole team to win and now, as captain of her country, she’s not afraid to lead that team. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit

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“I’m really happy to be able to inspire the next generation of girls. That they now have female role models, and can see what they can achieve so that they’ll work hard and eventually follow in my footsteps.” ⠀ As a Netherlands’ star Lieke Martens told everyone she wanted to become a professional footballer. When they replied: “Dream on, girl” that’s exactly what she did. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit

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“One of the biggest things is just trusting yourself.” naomiosaka ⠀ Just because your situation changes doesn’t mean you have to. justdoit

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“Find your joy and make sure that you give 100 percent in everything you do.” ⠀ England striker Fran Kirby never changed her dream of playing for England even though there was a time she fell out of love with football. But her dream was always there and she rediscovered her love for the game. This summer, she prepares to return with the Lionesses again on the world’s biggest stage. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit

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“He’s always trying to push me because he knows I’m going to improve.” carogarcia Sometimes your first coach is your best one. Caroline's father has guided her from her first tournament to her latest one. Challenging her and comforting her. Pushing her and patting her on the back. Celebrating and commiserating. Traditionally, elite tennis players move on. They “grow up” and work with someone else. Obviously, Caroline is anything but traditional. justdoit

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"Talent is not enough, it's important to be determined and disciplined." ⠀ German midfielder Sara Däbritz always knew she was going to turn her childhood dream of becoming a professional footballer into a reality. So now it’s time for a new dream: that women’s games will sell out stadiums. ⠀ Don’t change your dream. Change the world. justdoit