A Lesbian Sports' Enthusiast's All-Star Dream Team!
I’m watching the All Star Game as I write this, but to be honest with you, I find it a little boring—too many guys, not enough girls. So I’ve decided to submit my own All Star Team to SheWired and see how they perform. They will be in no particular order and won’t be holding a bat, but I’m sure you’d want them all to score a homerun with you, including Venus Williams, Dara Torres, Paula Creamer, Natasha Kai and Caster Semenya.
I’m watching the All Star Game as I write this, but to be honest with you, I find it a little boring—too many guys, not enough girls. So I’ve decided to submit my own All Star Team to SheWired and see how they perform. They will be in no particular order and won’t be holding a bat, but I’m sure you’d want them all to score a homerun with you.
Paula Creamer is in my lineup for a couple of reasons. She’s just won the U.S. Women’s Open and she did it with a heavily wrapped surgically repaired thumb. She had close calls in 2008 and 2009 but this year she finally grabbed the gold ring—with her good thumb.
Candice Parker is going in because her jersey is the best selling jersey in the history of both the NBA Store and WNBAStore.com. This is a fantasy team, so in my fantasy she’s not out for the rest of the season with a dislocated shoulder…
Serena Williams is definitely there for her numbers. Second straight Wimbledon title. Fourth overall. Her 13th major to pass Billie Jean King in career Grand Slams. Best to ever play the game? People are starting to talk…
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Next up is thre- time world champion surfer, Steph Gilmore. She’s still a teenager and just recently graduated from high school, but rumor has it she will take women’s surfing to the next step for the next generation.
Another golfer makes my team: Cristie Kerr. She sits on top of the standings and once the boys get the hell out of the way we can enjoy seeing her play in the Women’s British Open in late July.
The race to the WNBA playoffs is on and the race for this year’s MVP is making the break right along side it. For this reason I pick the 2009 MVP, Diana Taurasi. Who will nab the award this year?
Caster Semenya is in my line up. She’d be in there even if the IAAF was still out to lunch and because now that she can compete we can find out how fast she can run.
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Dara Torres makes the team, not because she’s the first U.S. swimmer to compete in five Olympics or because she’s won 12 medals, but because she didn’t makes news taking hits off a bong and then get a Subway Sandwich contract—i.e. she kept it classy.
Did you watch the World Cup? Would you have been more inclined if soccer player Natasha Kai were playing? I thought so. That’s why she makes my team.
Rounding out my list, and adding another out lesbian I might add, is Ireen Wust. She’s the Dutch speed skater that won the gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics.
That’s it. I’ve got power and I’ve got speed. I have experience and youth—and above all I have all women. What do you think…who’d you put up against my team?
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