The Century Council recently teamed up with 3 influential female athletes to help promote healthy and active lifestyles among teenagers through radio public service announcements (PSA):
Misty May-Treanor, a professional beach volleyball player. Misty has won more tournaments than any other female player with 103 career wins. Misty was a gold medalist in beach volleyball at both the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. Misty and her teammate Kerri Walsh have been called "the greatest beach volleyball team of all time."
Sue Bird, a professional women's basketball player. Sue is a two-time national champion with the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team and she was the first player to be picked in the 2002 WNBA Draft. She currently plays for the WNBA's Seattle Storm, having won the national championship in 2004. She is also a member of the 2008 gold medal winning United States Women's Olympic basketball team.
Natasha Watley, a professional softball player. Natasha is currently with the USA Softball Women’s National Team. She plays the position of shortstop and first base, and helped her team to win the gold medal for softball at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and a silver metal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
To check out the PSAs head to our Media Center and take a listen!