Up for the Challenge – Deer Creek and Team Poppy

By Dian Trompler, Poppy Sports roving reporter Motivated? I certainly am! Should be after the last days of the Tour de France! What exciting and inspiring battles on the epic alpine climbs, and how about the tough determination demonstrated by Cadel Evans during each and every kilometer of his heroic time trial? I love that…

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Arm Cooler Compression Sleeves by RecoFit

Keeping your cool:  Arm cooler compression sleeves by RecoFit Post by Laura Romero I took the opportunity to try the arm coolers from RecoFit, a company based in Boulder, Colorado, that focuses on selling products that improve performance and aid in recovery. In addition to the arm cooler sleeves, they also sell compression sleeves for…

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Independence, freedom, empowerment: what sport has given me

By Dian Trompler, Poppy Sports blogger As I cycled the roads on the outskirts of Tulsa over this past week, musings of my mind merged into thoughts about how independence develops for women and girls in sports. One dictionary defines independence as “freedom from control.” So many controls govern our lives, not the least of…

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