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Sosha Lewis

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Sosha Lewis is a writer and CrossFit enthusiast. Her love of sports began in her grandfather’s sports bar. Lewis graduated from West Virginia University and is a fan of their sports’ programs - even when they break her heart. Lewis has had articles featured in The Washington Post, Huffington Post, MUTHA Magazine, Charlotte Magazine, and The Charlotte Observer. Her column, Soshally Awkward, is featured on the nationally-syndicated radio show, Bob & Sheri. She lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, daughter, and lovable trash-panda of a dog, Olive.

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Sosha Lewis Jan 19, 2024 1:19:05 PM

Don’t Call Me An Olympian

In this blog, Sosha Lewis illuminates the journey and achievements of Emma Schieck, a gold medalist in sitting volleyball at the 2020 Summer Paralympics. Schieck emphasizes the importance of recognizing and valuing Paralympians for their unique skills and dedication. Gain insights into the challenges of adaptive sports, the struggle for visibility, and the efforts to bridge the pay gap in sports and secular fields for disabled athletes and workers.
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Sosha Lewis Oct 11, 2023 2:50:45 PM

Hanging on to the Glass Cliff

Delve into the challenging world of sports leadership amid crisis, as illustrated through Spain's national team upheaval. This piece questions systemic biases and reveals the pervasive issues women face in leadership roles, particularly during turbulent times.
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Sosha Lewis Oct 6, 2023 12:48:55 PM

Why Do WNBA Players Play Overseas?

Despite their impressive skills and dedication, WNBA athletes navigate through financial challenges, often seeking opportunities in overseas leagues for better remuneration and treatment. Unveil the numeric breakdown of their incomes, the contrasting lifestyles in foreign teams, and delve into their crucial fight for fair revenue share within the league.
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Sosha Lewis Sep 20, 2023 1:05:40 PM

Still Billie Jean: 50 Years of Milestones in Women’s Sports

Commemorating 50 years since Billie Jean King's groundbreaking 'Battle of the Sexes' victory, we delve into monumental moments in women's sports. From the foundation of the Women’s Tennis Association Tour to the fight for equal pay, explore how BJK's legacy, combined with countless milestones, has shaped the journey of women athletes over five decades.
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Sosha Lewis Sep 14, 2023 10:00:00 AM

CrossFit: A Sport that is Doing Equity Right

CrossFit has taken a powerful stance on equal pay and body positivity, challenging stereotypes and leading the way in redefining parity for women in sports. When will other sports take note?
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Sosha Lewis Sep 7, 2023 7:58:09 AM

Changing the Narrative — Is SEO Hurting Women's Sports?

Analyzing the concerning online search trends surrounding women athletes, this article highlights how SEO biases and media narratives diminish the potential of women's sports. Delving deep into the challenges, it advocates for change and equality in digital representation.
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