Ann Gaffigan (anngaff)



Overland Park, KS, USA

About anngaff:

Chief Technical Officer, Women Talk Sports. I competed in Track & Field and Cross-Country in college at the University of Nebraska and competed professionally in Track & Field (3000m Steeplechase) from when I graduated in May 2004 until the 2008 Olympic Trials.

anngaff's Favorite Sports:

MMA, Olympics, Running, Soccer, Track & Field

anngaff's Posts:

Nonprofit PAID Internship at BAWSI, Working with Athletes and Children
posted on June 3, 2012 at 9:31am

Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI) is searching for graduating or graduated female student-athletes to inspire and lead through service. This ten month service-immersion paid internship provides a meaningful path for a female graduat...more

Podcast: P & G Olympians and their Moms Roundtable
posted on May 9, 2012 at 3:18pm

(L-R) Sarah Robles, Ryan Lochte, Shawn Johnson, Jordyn Wieber, Ashton Eaton and Diana Lopez attend NBC TODAY Show on May 8, 2012 in New York City. (May 7, 2012 - Source: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images North America) Gymnasts Shawn Johnson and Jordyn Wieb...more

Akron Racer's Kelley Montalvo on MTV's "Made" on Saturday, May 5th
posted on May 4, 2012 at 10:17am

Nashville, TN- National Pro Fastpitch has teamed up with MTV and the producers of “Made” for an episode that will air on May 5th. Kelley Montalvo of the Akron Racers was selected as the “Made” Coach and was given an opportunit...more

"I really believe in the next 10 years that women’s football is going to be a collegiate sport"
posted on April 2, 2012 at 11:21am

Photo: Miami Dolphins Davie, FL – Today was a great day for women’s athletics in South Florida when the Miami Dolphins hosted over 400 female athletes at the team’s indoor training facility in Davie for the Girls High School Flag Jamb...more

Top U.S. women ski jumpers honor 10-year-old YouTube sensation
posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:15pm

PARK CITY, UT — Ten-year-old Zia Terry is a star on YouTube simply because she showed the world her courage by soaring off a 40-meter ski jump. On Thursday, she got to meet some of her biggest fans — five members of the No. 1-ranked U.S. Wom...more

Brittney Reese wins long jump at IAAF World Indoor Championships, breaks Jackie Joyner-Kersee's 18-year-old record
posted on March 12, 2012 at 12:57pm

"A monster jump!" "Absolutely massive!" Video courtesy of UniversalSports.com, who provided a live stream of the meet on its website and highlights later in the day on its TV channel. If your cable company or satellite provider doesn't carry Universal ...more

Sarah Hendrickson clutches crystal globe as World Cup campaign ends
posted on March 9, 2012 at 1:08pm

U.S. team ends inaugural season as dominant, top-ranked squad  OSLO, Norway (March 9, via release) — The last time Sarah Hendrickson and her teammates ski jumped on the Midstubakken hill in Oslo, Norway, they had a job to do. This time, it wa...more

NPF Draft - USSSA Florida Pride choose LSU’s Brittany Mack with the No. 1 Pick
posted on March 8, 2012 at 6:53pm

Memphis, TN – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) and its four-affiliate teams held the 2012 NPF College Draft Presented by Miken from the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN. The Draft was streamed live through profastpitch.com. Each team had at least three se...more

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Hendrickson wins again in Zao and Jerome is 5th
posted on March 4, 2012 at 5:12pm

Visa Team heads to Oslo, Norway for World Cup final Zao, Japan, March 4, via release  — Pressure or no pressure, Sarah Hendrickson proved this weekend in Zao, Japan that she’s the best in the world. After clinching the inaugural women&r...more

Hendrickson secures overall World Cup title with win in Zao, Japan
posted on March 4, 2012 at 5:03pm

Coaches call it an incredible accomplishment for the Park City teen  Zao, Japan, via release  — Sarah Hendrickson clinched the inaugural women’s ski jumping World Cup overall title Saturday in Zao, Japan — a feat so signific...more

Yelena Isinbayeva sets her 28th World Record with a 5.01m clearance in Stockholm
posted on February 24, 2012 at 10:37am

Yelena Isinbayeva put together a sequence of remarkable height clearances, one more exciting than the last, ending in a crescendo of a world-record 5.01m/16-5.25 that brought the crowd in Stockholm, Sweden, to their feet yesterday. The mark broke her ow...more

Sarah Hendrickson soars to silver medal at Junior World Championships
posted on February 23, 2012 at 1:53pm

Erzurum, Turkey (Feb. 23) — Sarah Hendrickson added another title Thursday to her long list of ski jumping accomplishments — silver medalist in the 2012 Nordic Junior World Ski Championships.  In 2010 she won the bronze (the only Ameri...more

Junior Worlds on tap for trio of teen ski jumpers - Hendrickson heads to Turkey after Continental Cup victory
posted on February 21, 2012 at 12:00pm

Park City, Utah, via release — Sarah Hendrickson heads into the 2012 Junior World Ski Jumping Championships on a serious roll after winning two World Cup events and one Continental Cup event in the last two weeks. Now, the 17-year-old hopes that mo...more

Sarah Hendrickson wins 2 World Cups, tightens grip on overall lead
posted on February 13, 2012 at 3:33pm

Entire U.S. team finishes in top 25 in two comps in Slovenia   Ljubno, Slovenia, via release — Sarah Hendrickson’s (pictured left) double fist-pump in the outrun is a modest show of celebration for the U.S. teen who’s bee...more

Documentary feature film "Ready to Fly" about women ski jumpers opens February 10 in Salt Lake
posted on February 4, 2012 at 4:40pm

Ready to Fly Trailer: Salt Lake City, Utah, via release — Ski jumping hits the big screen Friday, Feb. 10 with the World Premiere of the new documentary feature film "Ready To Fly," which tells the powerful true story of women ski jumpers and the...more

National Pro Fastpitch to hold 2012 College Draft on March 7 in Memphis
posted on January 31, 2012 at 6:08pm

Nashville, Tenn, via release - National Pro Fastpitch announced final plans today for the 2012 NPF College Draft. The 2012 Draft which is presented by Miken will take place at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 7 at 5:00 CST. The Memphis...more

NPF Announces New Franchise in North Carolina Set to Begin Play 2012
posted on January 25, 2012 at 12:36pm

Team will play at various venues throughout the Carolinas CHARLOTTE, NC, via release – January 24, 2012 – The National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League announced today that a new professional women’s fastpitch team, the Carolina Diamonds, has...more

Abby Wambach Comes to Kansas City for National Girls and Women in Sports Day
posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:58pm

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Women's Intersport Network (WIN for KC) is proud to announce that women’s sports icon Abby Wambach will be the keynote speaker for the 18th annual Women's Sports Awards Celebration set for 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 20...more

Gatorade National Cross Country AOY Molly Seidel surprised by Shalane Flanagan with honor
posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:48pm

via release Hartland, Wis. (Jan 24, 2012) – In its 27th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS today announced Molly Seidel of University Lake School (Hartland, Wis.) a...more

My name is Liz. And mine is Katie. We play real tackle football. No, not in our underwear.
posted on January 21, 2012 at 6:52pm

I was on the WIN for KC Facebook page and noticed this video posted by KC Tribe players Liz and Katies Sowers (yup they're sisters). I don't need to say anything else, just watch the video. Well done ladies. Well done. More about the Women's Football A...more

Women ski jumpers post top results in Zakopane Continental Cup - pay tribute to Burke, donate portion of earnings
posted on January 21, 2012 at 6:22pm

Zakopane, Poland, Jan. 21, via release — The Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team continued its strong performance this weekend with four members in the top 10 on Friday and five in the top 15 on Saturday at a Continental Cup (COC) event in Zakopane,...more

Ava Shmueli Wins NFL National Punt, Pass and Kick Award Representing the Miami Dolphins
posted on January 18, 2012 at 6:48pm

Boca Raton resident Ava Shmueli  wins National Punt, Pass and Kick Contest in Baltimore, MD Photo courtesy of Miami Dolphins. via Miami Dolphins press release BALTIMORE, MD – Boca Raton resident Ava Shmueli took home the girl’s 10-11...more

Golf: 9 year old Karah Sanford wins easily in Girls 11-14 division at Carlton Oaks
posted on January 17, 2012 at 6:56pm

Karah Sanford, left, shot rounds of 77-74--151 and crushed the rest of the field in the Girls 11-14 division at Carlton Oaks and came within a shot of the Girls overall winner Okamura. Sanford’s opening round gave her a 17-shot cushion that she wou...more

Sarah Hendrickson wins 2 World Cups in Italy; sets hill record for women. Team USA leads standings
posted on January 17, 2012 at 10:57am

Val di Fiemme, Predazzo, Italy, via release - Sarah Hendrickson put up two huge jumps Sunday to win her fourth World Cup (WC) competition so far this season. She’s also leading the overall WC standings by more than 150 points over reigning Worl...more

Youth Olympic Games a 'dream come true' for U.S. ski jumper Emilee Anderson
posted on January 12, 2012 at 11:12am

via release INNSBRUCK, AUT. — Emilee Anderson has perfect timing. Or maybe it’s simply fate that this 16-year-old from the heart of ski jumping country in the U.S. will make history when she competes Saturday in a sport that has been closed ...more

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