Here Are the Female Athletes You Must Follow for the 2016 Rio Olympics
The wait is over! The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio have officially begun, and we hope you're just as excited to tune into the opening ceremonies tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on NBC as we are.
To gear up for the next two and a half weeks of incredible athleticism, get your social feeds prepped and ready.
Below are the fierce female athletes we're following as they go for the gold. 🏅
Sweety High follow's four amazing female athletes on their journey to the Olympics in our new series Race to Rio.
Alex Morgan, Soccer Player
Follow Her For: Team pics and updates on what she's currently watching on Netflix. 😜
Twitter Handle: @alexmorgan13
Instagram Handle: @alexmorgan13
Allyson Felix, Track & Field Runner
A photo posted by Allyson Felix (@af85) on
Follow Her For: Inspiring words and adorable pics of her as a baby.
Twitter Handle: @allysonfelix
Instagram Handle: @af85
Aly Raisman, Gymnast
Follow Her For: Patriotic fashion inspo.
Twitter Handle: @Aly_Raisman
Instagram Handle: @alyraisman
Anita Alvarez, Synchronized Swimmer
A photo posted by Anita Alvarez (@anitaaalvarez) on
Follow Her For: Hilariously relatable tweets and pics with her bestie synchro partner Mariya Koroleva.
Twitter Handle: @anitaalvarez12
Instagram Handle: @anitaalvarez
April Ross, Beach Volleyball Player
Follow Her For: Epic dig and spike pics.
Twitter Handle: @AprilRossBeach
Instagram Handle: @aprilrossbeach
Gabby Douglas, Gymnast
Follow Her For: Mad motivation, a peek at some of her amazing leotards and plenty of her personalized emojis, aka, Gabbymojis.
Twitter Handle: @gabrielledoug
Instagram Handle: @gabbycvdouglas
Hayley Anderson, Open-Water Swimmer
Follow Her For: Gnarly GoPro videos and pics.
Twitter Handle: @SwimHaley
Instagram Handle: @swimhaley
Katie Ledecky, Swimmer
The smile says it all. I love this sport and the many people I've met along the way. Excited to be heading to Rio with @usaswimming @teamusa! Thanks to everyone for the support and cheers this week and over the past few years. Ready to rep the best country in the world! Go USA! PC: @mike2swim
A photo posted by Katie Ledecky (@kledecky) on
Follow Her For: Amazing #TBT photos and a peek at the USA Olympic Swim Team doing carpool karaoke. Go see for yourself.
Twitter Handle: @katieledecky
Instagram Handle: @kledecky
Kerri Walsh Jennings, Beach Volleyball Player
Follow Her For: Empowering quotes and pics of her adorable kiddos.
Twitter Handle: @kerrileewalsh
Instagram Handle: @kerrileewalsh
Mariya Koroleva, Synchronized Swimmer
A photo posted by Mariya Koroleva (@mkoroleva) on
Follow Her For: Updates on her rad Olympic blog.
Twitter Handle: @mkoroleva
Instagram Handle: @mkoroleva
Simone Biles, Gymnast
Follow Her For: Straight up inspiration. Just take one look at one of her crazy floor routines and she'll be your new role model (if she isn't already).
Twitter Handle: @Simone_Biles
Instagram Handle: @simonebiles
Sweety High had the honor of following four incredible women on their journey to the Olympics. Click HERE to watch all nine episode of Race to Rio!