Allyson Felix On Why Negotiating With Nike Was Her Lowest Career Moment | Forbes

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Olympian Allyson Felix tells Moira Forbes how she overcame her lowest moment with Nike and what it took to push forward when she felt she wasn’t believed in by the brand. Felix stood up to her former sponsor in 2019 for being unsupportive of new mothers, fueling a larger discussion about maternity protections for female athletes. The most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in Olympic history shares how pushed through this moment of challenge and how standing up to Nike helped her redefine what’s possible for women in sports.

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