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Alexa Grasso is the First Mexican-Born Woman to Become UFC Champion

Sofía Aguilar
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which specializes in mixed martial arts, has famously been a male-dominated sport but this weekend a Latina made history. UFC athlete Alexa Grasso, who is originally from Guadalajara, made headlines for being the first Mexican-born woman...

Vanessa Yeager is Making Surfing A More Inclusive Sport for Latinas

Nicole Young
Vanessa Yeager grew up in in sunny California which helped cultivate her love of surfing and yet, as a Latina, she realized there wasn’t a whole lot of diversity in that world. The physical education teacher and surf coach decided...