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It took 25 years, but Gudy Gaskill turned a dream into reality. Her dream, the 500-mile Colorado Trail, has become one of the top recreational attractions in Colorado. To support her avocation, she sold real estate and sought private donations and individ...

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Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias was the quintessential athlete whose performance in multiple sports made her a cultural icon and a sports legend. The Associated Press named her Female Athlete of the Year six times from 1932 to 1954 and Female Athlet...

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Denver-born Joan Birkland has been blessed with remarkable athletic talent. In school she went beyond what was expected of girls in sports. As a competetive athlete, she excelled in tennis, golf, and basketball. Her basketball career began in college when...

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At the age of 18, Anna Lee Aldred became the first woman in the United States to receive a professional jockey’s license. Accepted into the previously all-male profession when officials couldn’t find any rules prohibiting women from racing, she also h...

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