I appreciate the qualities that make me 'different' because those differences have become my strengths.
I understood how even a single example of representation can fuel the belief for one person or even a billion to chase down their own dreams.
And it also meant having the privilege to be celebrated by all Americans.
8 Asian American Athletes Share What It’s Like To Be At The Top Of Their Game
Breaking boundaries of what may be deemed impossible is what I live for.
These women are proudly representing their communities, excelling in their careers, paving the way for future generations, and unabashedly illustrating the complexities and nuances of what it means to be Asian American in sports.
Description: Ashima Shiraishi is a rock climber and North Face global athlete. So for me to successfully go for the triple axel when no one else was even trying it in competition broke down the barrier — not just for Asian American women, but for women as a whole.