Leslie Osborne

ZGiRLSsweat: Q&A with Leslie Osborne

Olympic & NCAA skiers started ZGiRLS. Olympic & pro soccer players started Sweat™ Cosmetics. There’s no doubt that female athletes make winning entrepreneurs. Yet, according to Gatorade’s Keep Her in the Game initiative, one of the biggest reasons adolescent girls drop out of sport is a refocus of her time on things that will benefit her future self.

As a team effort, we kicked-off #ZGiRLSsweat series to show girls that the lessons they learn in athletics can translate to achieving their future ambitions! Today, you’ll meet Sweat Co-Founder,  Leslie Osborne!

Name: Leslie Osborne (@leslieobsborne12)
Sport: US Women’s Soccer (@ussoccer_wnt), Chicago Red Stars (@chicagoredstars), Santa Clara University (@scubroncos)
Job: Co-Founder & Chief Communications Officer at Sweat Cosmetics (@sweatcosmetics), Fox TV Studio analyst (@foxsports)
My favorite way to sweat: run, hot yoga & pilates

The mental skill I practice the most is: goal setting 100%

Confidence is: my hard work and prep

When I fail or face self-doubt I: used to watch film of me playing well!

And I would tell my 12-year-old self: enjoy the moment and stop worrying about the future…be in the present!

My role models: Julie Foudy (@juliefoudy) & Sara Blakley (@sarablakley)

I support ZGiRLS because: I have two baby girls and I value having confidence, positive role models, and sports in my life more than I ever have before.

A fun fact people don’t know about me: tennis was my strongest sport growing up…I picked soccer out of a hat in high school when my parents had me “focus” on a sport.

My coolest sports memories: representing my country, traveling around the world with my best friends and doing what I love. When I was younger, I cherish the car rides I had with my parents to club tournaments and practices. The best. (Pictured below: teammates and Sweat Co-Founders, Lindsay Tarpley and Leslie Osborne).

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