The USA women’s sevens national team was recently feature in NBC new recent podcast for episode 7, they were able to chat with Team USA Eagles, Abby Gustaitis and Kasey McCravey.
The Women’s sevens training pool for the Olympic Games are now in Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center as they train full time for the coming games. Their centralized training facility brings in their athletes from around USA to reside in the San Diego area.
The USA Eagles had the best season they’ve ever had right before the pandemic blew up around the world. Before Covid-19 put a stop to the sports industry, the Eagles ladies ended their 2018-19 season with five medals in six tournaments. They also ended the season as the world no.2 in the official rating.
Since the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016, rugby sevens has been a rising sport around the world, including the United States. Women’s and girls rugby has been on an uphill climb as their women’s national team continues their successful campaign.
The two athletes spoke about their sports origin stories from back in their school days as they broke stereotypes and limitations in their time as young athletes.
The rugby ladies of the United States are looking to finish on top in the Tokyo Olympics this year, aiming for none other than the gold medal.
The girls have had international playing time since the pandemic, starting off with Madrid 7s which was unfortunately cut short due to a virus dilemma. But the ladies are now back in camp and getting ready for the Quest for Gold tournament set on home soil before they fly to Japan for the Olympic Games.
The USA women won a spot at the Tokyo Olympic games after finishing second in the overall standing before the pandemic cancelled the season.