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NIKEWOMEN

NIKEWOMEN

MOMA PS1

OKREAL x NIKE

Recap

To conclude their Air Society initiative, NikeWomen hosted a panel and night of inspiration at MoMa PS1. OKREAL got the chance to sit down with: Laurie Hernandez, Olympic Gymnast (two-time Olympic medalist); Scout Bassett, Paralympic Runner; Eda Levenson, Founder of Lady Fancy Nails; and Jenny Sabin, Principal of Jenny Sabin Studio. Below are our favorite moments on endurance, identity and inspiration.

“The courage to try again has propelled me to be a better athlete.”
—Laurie Hernandez

“As soon as you let go, the work gets better.”
—Jenny Sabin

“My biggest failure has been my self-doubt.”
—Laurie Hernandez

The proof of passion is perseverance.

“The legacy that came before me is the root of my courage.”
—Eda Levenson

“The proof of passion is perseverance.”
—Scout Bassett

“If you don’t have a little bit of fear every day, you’re not pushing yourself to your full potential.”
—Jenny Sabin

“The opposite of fear is love.”
—Scout Bassett

“Self love & self care are a core part of the resistance work that women can do in this world.”
—Eda Levenson

“Don’t focus on the outcome. Focus on what you are going to do to get there.”
—Scout Bassett

“Conflict has a purpose.”
—Eda Levenson

“My family has my back in the moments that I don’t have my own back.”
—Laurie Hernandez

Be humble.

“It is a process of trusting yourself, even if you don’t know where you’re going.”
—Jenny Sabin

“Failure has the power to push you forward or to pull you back.”
—Scout Bassett

“Be humble. Maybe I don’t know everything, but I am willing to ask.”
—Laurie Hernandez

“We are responsible to our community.”
—Eda Levenson

“Perseverance has a lot to do with patience.”
—Jenny Sabin

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