rachel mae arnold
21, National Squash Player Tell us how you got here. Right now, I play squash professionally and represent our country. I got into t his mostly because of my dad — he has been a squash coach for along time and I picked up the sport from there. Do you see a trend shift in the industry?I think slowly, more and more women are starting to play squash. It’ s no wonder, it’s a great game; the players usually show great sport man ship on court, and it’ s really fun to play.
Who is your ins pi r at ion?DatukNicolD avid. She’s a real fighter who doesn’t give up easily. In fact, any woman who’s strong and a fighter—I aspire to be just like her. I want to show the world that we can achieve anything if we put our hard work and dedication into it. One thing you’ve learned in your career? That I am the only one who’s setting my own limits. I learned that we can always push ourselves alittle bit harder if we want it badly enough.
Romper, Levi’s; watch and earrings, Rachel’s own