nike At first, they had to convince their families to let them play. 🏀 Now they shoot hoops on a court surrounded by cheering fans.👏
This Afghan basketball squad from Kabul refuses to let any obstacle stand in their way. Check them out as they inspire the next generation of wheelchair ballers around the world.
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📸 @eliseblchrd and captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike How far would you travel for the game you love?
For the bush footy team from Lajamanu, it’s hundreds of kilometers across some of the hottest deserts on earth in Australia.
Run-ins with the local authorities? ✅
Danger of being stranded in the middle of nowhere? ✅
Worth it for the game you love? 💯
Share the wildest experience you’ve had on the way to a game.
📸 @mattabbottphoto and captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike “I remember watching all these athletes repping Nike — each doing the unthinkable — and how inspiring it was. I always felt like there was an opportunity for Nike to embrace an entertainer the same way they had athletes.”
We are excited to welcome @champagnepapi to our family of athletes and bring our NOCTA partnership to life.
Hit the link in bio to see more of Drake's thoughts on the team up.
nike “You more or less have to get out of the way and let women lead”.
After witnessing the pay disparity facing female basketball players earlier this year, @kyrieirving launched the “Kai Empowerment Initiative” which provided financial support for WNBA players who sat out the season for health and/or advocacy reasons.
He talked to his sister @asiairving about his life-long commitment to fight for gender equality.
What’s one cause that’s motivating you right now? Drop a comment 👇
nike Ballet + Jazz + Hip-Hop Majorettes = Compton Divas battle squad 💅🏿
This 15-girl strong “battle squad” brings the heat. From krumping to balletic extensions, one thing is sure: the @divasofcompton speak the language of movement, and their passion for dance fuels cheering crowds far and wide. We can hear the stands going wild from here.
Tag your favorite dance crews below.
📸 @nico_therin captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike “There is hope for many other Ingrids to be part of the dance world."
@IngridSilva founded @BlacksInBallet to uplift Black dancers in the white-centric ballet world. Growing up in Brazil, she didn’t have role models in professional ballet that looked like her. So, she became what she never had.
Follow @BlacksInBallet to see how Ingrid’s setting the stage for the future.
nike “There’s something so magical and liberating about being in and near the water. Every woman deserves the right to experience that feeling.”
@manirostom we couldn’t agree more.
That’s why we launched the Victory Swim Collection. A range of swimwear for modest women, so no matter their beliefs or values, not a single one of them has to leave the water anymore.
🎥: @saradunlop and @dominicleungcuts
nike@kingjames has been the people’s champ ever since he stole the spotlight as a teen. But he’s also a champion of the people, using his platform to ensure all the voices in his community are heard and counted. 👑
“It’s about all of us looking in the mirror and saying what can we do better to help change?“ LeBron knows that change doesn’t happen overnight, so his fight for representation goes way beyond the November US election. He’s got big plans, but if anyone can pull them off, it’s King James.
Visit the link in our bio for information on voting 🗳️
nike@marcusrashford has earned a nod from the Queen and raised £20 million. The forward for England’s National team is continuing his campaign to end child food poverty in the UK. 👏
“I think if we do it right we can change what the future looks like.” By rallying both the government and the food industry together, Marcus is using his platform to ensure that all school kids have access to meals. Give him a follow to watch how he makes history, both on the pitch and in schools.
In this series, we’re highlighting exceptional athletes like Marcus who fight the good fight for what they believe in.
🎥: @joshblaaberg and @joelhoneywell