Category Archives: Women in Sport

Eileen Wearne – Trailblazing Sprinter

Day 268 of Colourisation Project – January 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. At the start of the 20th century, athletics was no place for a woman. Pierre de … Continue reading

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Wilma Rudolph – The Black Gazelle

Day 189 of Colourisation Project – November 12 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Triple Olympic gold medallist, Wilma Glodean Rudolph was never meant to walk let alone create record … Continue reading

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Australia’s Venus De Milo – Annette Kellerman

Day 60 of Colourisation Project – July 6 Australian swimming sensation, Annette Kellerman was born this day, July 6 in 1886 in Marrickville, New South Wales. Kellerman was a professional swimmer and fitness advocate who went on to become a star of vaudeville and … Continue reading

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Father of Modern Olympics – Mysoginist?

Day 47 of Colourisation Project – June 23 RECAP: The challenge is to keep within the lines. No, really, the challenge is to publish daily a photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It could be someone’s birthday … Continue reading

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