Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering feminine athletes, from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science

Women for the win!

A richly illustrated and provoking e-book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and tales of 50 remarkable ladies athletes from the 1800s to lately, together with trailblazers, Olympians, and file-breakers in additional than 40 Sports activities. The athletes featured come with well known figures like tennis participant Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, in addition to lesser-identified champions like Toni Stone, the primary lady to play baseball in a qualified males’s league, and skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee. The e-book additionally comprises infographics on subjects that sporty ladies need to learn about equivalent to muscle anatomy, a timeline ofwomen’s participation in Sports activities, pay and media data for feminine athletes, and influential ladies’s groups. Women in Sports activities celebrates the good fortune of the cruel, daring, and fearless ladies who prepared the ground for lately’s athletes.