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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Oiselle Running Apparel – Lightweight, Colorful, Comfortable

Oiselle Running Apparel for Women – Lightweight, Colorful, Comfortable Post by Laura Romeo, Poppy Sports runner and blogger Let’s talk about Oiselle.  Now here is a an athletic brand designed for running women, that takes into account the importance of lightweight products, bright colors, and comfort. Just the fabric alone of one of Oiselle’s products…

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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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Introducing Teresa Rider, Ironman age group world champion and Poppy Sports Tri Camp Trainer

By Poppy Sports Roving Reporter – Bonnie Glover I recently had the chance to talk with a very experienced triathlete, Teresa Rider, an British Expat now residing in Boulder, Col. She has competed in countless events over the course of 28 years and has been on the podium 11 times for her age group and…

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Poppy Sports Athlete Profiles

This month we are launching the Poppy Sports Athlete Profiles to the blog.  This is a new section where we’ll share some time and thoughts with both amateur and elite women athletes (everyone’s an athlete, right?) We’ll span the generations from teenage to senior age and everyone in between, showing that being active, engaged and…

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