Call Her Captain

Star Edison athlete Nari Miller grabbed the opportunity opened 50 years ago with Title IX, leading with astonishing grit. “Wrestling reminds me that I’m alive every day.”

The referee slaps the mat to stop the wrestling match, signaling a pin, and the winner does something totally out of character.

She celebrates.

She screams and raises both arms to flex her massive muscles at the crowd. She never does this after matches. She rarely shows emotion, win or lose. She just leaves the mat.

This time Nari Miller flexes, and she screams, and goodness, look at that expression. She looks joyful and fiercely determined, so many emotions pouring out in one snapshot. Continue reading at →