Paige Renee Spiranac is a former American golf player and social media personality who has challenged traditions that stereotype women in sports.
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Initially, Paige Spiranac practised gymnastics in the hope to compete in the Olympics. At just 12 years of age, she suffered from a twice-broken kneecap that shattered her dreams, which later pushed her towards golf. She sought sanctuary in the isolation that came with the game. As a gymnast, Spiranac had once experienced bullying due to her hair condition and was home-schooled to have more time to train.
When LGPA introduced a strict dress code for female golf players in 2017, Spiranac’s op-ed piece in Fortune magazine took a jibe at them. She wrote, “The Progression of Women’s Golf Is Plunging Further than Our Necklines”. She truly owns her story and is courageous enough to stand up to anyone who tries to take away from it, a trait that elevates her into the league of Modern Icons and among the DKODING’s Most Beautiful Women In The World 2020!
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Now, with 5 years of experience playing professional gold, Spiranac makes heads turn for defying traditional criteria that dictate what a woman should look like on the field of sports. She won several accolades, but her talent and capability were unfortunately overlooked for her good looks.
- A victim of bullying in the past due to a hair condition — Spiranac joined hands with Cybersmile — an organization combating cyber-bullying named , becoming their ambassador in 2017.
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People like their traditions without change. When someone comes in wearing leggings instead of trousers, it is like the world is ending.Inspirational Quote by Paige Spiranac