The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. Being feminine meant being a cheerleader, not being an athlete. The image of women is changing now. You don't have to be pretty for people to come and see you play. At the same time, if you're a good athlete, it doesn't mean you're not a woman.
Whoever said, ''It's not whether you win or lose that counts,'' probably lost.
I think the key is for women not to set any limits.
I came to live in a country I love; some people label me a defector. I have loved men and women in my life; I've been labeled ''the bisexual defector'' in print. Want to know another secret? I'm even ambidextrous. I don't like labels. Just call me Martina.
Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone.