Eleanor is contributing her first blog for SW/S, she discusses her experience of being pushed out of sport at a young age. In an attempt to explain why it's up to us to encourage and inspire girls and young women to continue in their sport and make the most of an active lifestyle.
Krystal began her daily yoga practice over five years ago, she's now a qualified instructor. We sat down to ask all about her journey into a spiritual lifestyle to get a better understanding of the joy and flexibility that practising yoga can bring you. So sit back and put your crystals out to charge up, it's a good one.
Hannah ScottApril 17, 2023
The Ladies Highland League has a new team - Huntly Women. They're half way through the season and divide the tables. Read on for more info about the plan for getting promoted & encouraging more girls into the sport competitively.
Hannah ScottApril 10, 2023
Flashback to the 2022 Athletics European Championships, a visibly frustrated Dina Asher-Smith blamed “girl stuff” for her ‘poor’ performance. This comment made by one of the sport’s biggest names got people thinking - why if something that affects 50 per cent of elite athletes worldwide, is there not more research being done and why is menstruation still such a taboo topic? We caught up with one of the speakers from our 2022 conference, Dr Laura Forrest, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), to discuss her work in the field. After…
Morven BruceFebruary 8, 2023
You may have seen our last post that featured some of our speakers from this year's conference. But we couldn't not mention all the other excellent speakers imparting their wisdom on how technology can enhance women's sports. From Fanbase discussing how their app technology can give fans much broader access to a variety of sports and help clubs give their fans the best possible experience. To the entire room being completely dumbfounded by what the meta-verse is and how it can create a submersive experience in viewing sports. Our first speaker at the event was Jack McGill from QTV. They…
Hannah ScottOctober 4, 2022
You might not know an awful lot about wakeboarding, but we spoke to two of the sports newest stars about their journey in the sport so far and what it's like being a young woman at the top of their game already.
Morven BruceSeptember 5, 2022
This weekend in the Cairngorms National park, you might spot a lot of women whizzing past you on mountain bikes. We spoke to the ladies organising the Limitlass event that invites people from all walks of life to learn more about mountain biking and meet likeminded people.
Freya WattAugust 21, 2022
Crystelle’s recovery from an injury that left her dreams of competing in the Commonwealth Games shattered. But we discussed dealing with the injury and disappointment of the games, her recovery and her ambitions moving forward and how she got there.
Laura KirkhouseAugust 15, 2022