Lucilla Boari is an Italian recurve archer who has represented Italy at the 2016 Summer Olympics and at the 2020 Summer Olympics where she won bronze, engaged to Sanne de Laat.

Dutch national team archer and self-proclaimed awkward mess; with strong feelings for dinosaurs, Christmas and the color green!

Megan Anna Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains OL Reign of the National Women's Soccer League, as well as the United States national team at the Olympics engaged to another great Olympian: Suzanne Brigit Bird. Bird is a professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm and the current oldest player of the Women's National Basketball Association. Bird was drafted by the Storm first overall in the 2002 WNBA draft and is considered to be one of the greatest players in WNBA history.

Thomas Robert Daley is a British diver and television personality. Specializing in multiple events, he is an Olympic gold medalist in the men's synchronized 10-meter platform event at the 2020 Olympics and double world champion in the FINA 10-meter platform event, winning in 2009 at the age of 15, and again in 2017.

Laurel Hubbard is a 43-year-old New Zealand weightlifter. Selected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics, she will be the first trans woman to compete in the Olympic Games. Hubbard is ranked seventh in the IWF's women's +87 kg division.

Markus Thormeyer is a Canadian competitive swimmer who specializes in freestyle and backstroke. Originally from Delta, Thormeyer moved in 2015 to Vancouver, British Columbia after graduating high school to train with the High-Performance Centre-Vancouver.

Rachele Bruni became the first Italian swimmer to win the FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup. She won it again in 2016. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Bruni won the silver medal in the 10 km marathon. She dedicated her medal to her girlfriend, Diletta Faina.

Paola Ogechi Egonu is an Italian volleyball player. She plays for Imoco Volley and is part of the Italy women's national volleyball team. She participated in the 2018 Montreux Volley Masters, 2018 FIVB Volleyball World Championship, and 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League.

Katarzyna Zillmann is a Polish rower. She won the gold medal in the quadruple sculls at the 2018 World Rowing Championships. She also won a silver medal in Tokyo for rowing in the quadruple women's sculls.

Diana Lorena Taurasi is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association. She was drafted by Phoenix first overall in the 2004 WNBA draft.


Pier Angelo was born in Italy, moved to England at the age of 17 and learned English at the Nelson School of English. He attended college and graduate school in Manhattan. In 2009 he founded SFGN with Norm Kent. Now he’s retired with his husband Tom and his Affenpinscher Cabbage. He still enjoys writing his column Off The Wall for SFGN.


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