Athlete Mom’s Prove Motherhood Not A Hurdle
Women have proved time and again that they can remain at the top of their game both on the field and in motherhood. In earlier days, motherhood was considered to be the end of an athletic career. But moms have broken this myth and proved to be some of the best athletes in the world winning Olympic medals and breaking world records.
Kim Clijsters is one of the most known and powerful women athletes in this world. She entered professional tennis in 1999 but she retired in 2007 to get married and become a mother. After giving birth to her daughter, she returned to tennis in 2009 and went on to win US open that year.
She won US Open title in 2010 again and she became the second mother to win three grand slams. She was the number one player in WTA ranking of February 2011.
Stacey Nuveman is an Olympic Gold Medalist in Softball and she won Olympic Gold in 2000 and 2004. She played an important role in winning national Team Championship for US in 2006 and won silver medal in 2008 Olympic. She is also working as an assistant coach in San Diego State University and according to her it has been really hard to maintain balance in her professional as well as family life.
Candace Parker is the only basketball player who dunks in professional games. She was the part of team in Beijing Olympics while playing for University of Tennessee and then she later played for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. She was awarded with the most valuable player of 2008 and best rookie.
She gave birth to her daughter in 2009 and returned to the National Team in both 2010 and 2011. It is really surprising how these working mothers balance their life and achieve such high goals in their life.
Women have played outstanding game while managing their sports career and family life altogether. They have maintained their responsibilities and duties in every possible aspect. That is why they are called the BEST players of World.