Posts tagged "dara torres"

“Shop To Win” Commercials From Kohl’s: Clever Or Cringeworthy?

If you’ve turned on the TV at all in the past couple of weeks you’ve surely seen the “Shop to Win” commercials from Kohl’s. If not, here’s the general premise: a legendary female athlete (swimmer Dara Torres, skier Lindsey Vonn, and soccer star Mia Hamm have all been featured) sits in an empty room and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 3, 2012

The Top 5 Women’s Rights Wins Of 2008

Women, like 41-year-old mother and five time Olympic swimmer, Dara Torres, made a lot of headlines this year. However, we also made some incredible strides out of the swimming pool. In honor of all those hardworking, won’t take no for an answer kind of bad asses who made those achievements possible, here are the To…

Simcha / December 30, 2008

The 15 Most Shocking Moments Of 2008

2008 is almost history, and it definitely made some. We saw plenty of highs — the election of the first African-American President — and lows — the stock market dip — but as we look back at a year of extremes, our jaw still drops at these unbelievably shocking moments…

Simcha / November 25, 2008

The 10 Most Influential Women Of 2008: Dara Torres

The guys at AskMen.com unveiled their list of the “49 Most Influential Men of 2008″ and the results, voted on by their readers, may surprise you. Check out the full list and then, over the next two weeks, check out our picks for the “10 Most Influential Women of 2008″ — The Frisky picked a

Catherine Strawn / November 7, 2008

The Frisky’s Top 10 Girl Crushes

Sure, we lean straight, but there are definitely some women we gals at The Frisky are totally gay for. These seductive, successful ladies have got the look and we’ve got our eye on them. So in honor of the women that make us question our sexuality, here are our Top 10 Girl Crushes, after the…

Simcha / September 23, 2008

Quickies!: Dara Torres Makes A Splash At Fashion Week, Angelina Jolie Doll Goes For 2,000 Pounds

Olympic swimmer Dara Torres walked the catwalk during Charles Nolan’s fashion show on Sunday. [Asylum]
A doll in the likeness of Angelina Jolie sold for 2,000 pounds on eBay. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
“Just Stand Up,” the charity tune featuring 15 of the hottest singers out right now (Mariah, Rihanna, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Leona Lewis, etc., etc.,…

Annika Harris / September 8, 2008

Slideshow: Different Body Types At The Beijing Olympics

Every four years, the Summer Olympics provide us with an inspiring display of physical and mental abilities. The athletes who get to compete are at the top of their games, whether that game is archery, swimming, Taekwondo, weightlifting, or any of the other 34 sports represented in this year’s Beijing Olympics. While we might obse…

Catherine Strawn / August 20, 2008

Ten Awesome Women In The News

Sure, there are plenty of stories in the news about women stabbing their husbands and the like, but there are also ladies who are doing spectacular things these days, especially right now with the Olympics going on. Below, ten fabulous females who make us proud.

Dara Torres
The oldest Olympic swimming medalist ever at…

Catherine Strawn / August 18, 2008

The Top Female Olympic Athletes You Cannot Miss

The Summer Olympics in Beijing kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremonies airing on NBC at 8pm. But when the fanfare and pageantry is over, it’s time for some serious competition featuring the roughest, toughest ladies from our great land. These amazing women will really bring out our inner patriot. So for the gals who…

Simcha / August 8, 2008