#RIOmode — megan rapinoe soccer

Stand Up Together

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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

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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...


#RIOmode

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...