#RIOmode — megan rapinoe soccer

Stand Up Together


June 17, 2016

Although this blog does not directly correlate with my road to #RIOmode, I find this issue too important to not talk about. So...

Orlando. Why do gay bars matter in a society that has come so far, and opened up so much? I live in Seattle, one of the most progressive cities in America. I can walk down the street holding hands with Sera, give her a kiss any time I want, go to any...

One day at a time


June 9, 2016

One day at a time. Everyday. Everytime. No matter what. That’s how I came back from the first two, and that’s how I am coming back from this one.

I get asked basically every day about my knee, how my knee is feeling, how my rehab is going, when I will be able to play again, about the Olympics, if I will be able to play in the Olympics, when can I play with the Reign again, will I be back to play this season? Quite frankly...

Slow Baby Bouncies

Megan GoPro Training from Sean Toshima on Vimeo.

 June 6, 2016

Back in Seattle! After a great ( and by great I mean I am still trying to catch my breath, that Colorado air is no joke!) week of training in Colorado with the WNT. Now, I am back in Seattle training with the Reign, FC. I feel so lucky to have this great environment to come back to in my home city.

There is so much work to be done in preparation for Rio but I'm...


Photo credit: Brad Smith @bradsmithimages

May 31, 2016

I’m nervous, I can’t lie about that. I can’t sit here and tell you that it doesn't cross my mind, that I don’t worry about it, that I don’t think about it. When I plant and cut, take a touch to strike a ball, run up the stairs, or sit cross legged. But it’s part of it isn't it? It’s part of coming back from a major injury, an injury that has kept me out of the game for months. It’s getting that confidence...