Ava is in the latest Nike Ad,
We Play Real. The video puts the spotlight on black women just in time for International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month! The ad is running on Live TV, (Sports stations) and has over 3.5 million views since its March 8th release on Nike’s YouTube channel. Ava is in the video at the 38-second mark. We are beyond proud that she had the opportunity to be involved with this particular project.
“Black women are rarely recognized for the hard work they put in. It’s not just magic, they are the real thing. Join us in celebrating their hard work and help level the playing field”
To learn more about We Play Real, you can check out these articles:
Good Morning America and ABC News.
As always, thanks for reading and being part of Ava’s journey. Have a blessed day!
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Brazilian Soccer Club has canceled practices for the rest of the week due to new Covid19 restrictions in our area.
Though we are saddened, we know it was the right decision to make. We are grateful to be part of a club that takes the health and safety of its players, families, and staff, very seriously.
Ava will continue her regular training at home while we look forward to safely getting back to practice soon! We hope for everyone’s safety and well-being during this very difficult time.
Ava was awarded MVP of the Brazilian Soccer Academy U8-U9 Kids Soccer Tournament, on Saturday, December 5th.
Return to Training In the early evening of August 28th, Ava made her long-awaited return to training, post-injury! Before we get into that, let me recap what happened. The Injury
Continue Reading Return to Training – Post Injury
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Tagged 2020, Athlete, Football, Injury, Okinawa, Progress, Skills, Soccer, Soft Tissue, Training, Youth
Ava became part of a new soccer club in Okinawa, Japan! Read on to discover who the club is and what lead up to this decision.
Continue Reading New Club
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Tagged 2020, Athlete, Brazilian Soccer Club, Challenges, Coach, Covid19, Japan, New Chapter, New Club, Okinawa, Prodigy, Progress, Shin Guards, Skills, Soccer, Sports, Spring, Youth
Let me start off by saying 2019 has been a great soccer year, especially the second half!! Ava has really improved and developed as a young athlete, through being involved in many different soccer experiences this year.
Continue Reading Year In Review – Ava’s Amazing 2019
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Ava’s New Points Reward System When you train like Ava, you have to constantly find ways to mix things up. Come up with ways to prevent boredom in training and
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Ava’s Summer Camp list for 2019, including stats, reviews, photos and videos from 6 different camps all over Eastern North Carolina, USA.
Continue Reading Ava’s Summer Camps
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CASA Summer Camp Part IV Welcome to Part IV of the 4 Part Series on the 2019 CASA Summer Camp. Here’s what happened on the final day of CASA Summer
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