The latest American athlete to take a public stand for her beliefs:
Below is part of the HBO interview featured above:
There will always be haters (as seen by the comments left all over the virtual world saying things from she’s lying to it’s a publicity stunt) but I choose to see it as an example of fearlessness. Breaking free of the opinions of man. That I respect. That along with her resilience and determination to not let her background or past stop her from working towards her goal of Olympic gold.
A quote from this doco: “I’m glad I went through the hardships because now I can appreciate the victories so much more.”