Volleyball Star Gabby Reece On How Brands Should Approach Partnerships With Female Athletes

Despite persistent sexism in pro sports, Reece sees unique opportunities for female athletes

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Gabby Reece has seen the ins and outs of the sports marketing world.

After graduating from Florida State University, the athlete spent years on the professional volleyball circuit. That career led her to high-profile partnerships with brands like Nike and launching her own fitness brand, XPT Extreme Performance Training with her husband, professional surfer Laird Hamilton. She’s also penned multiple books, including My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper: A Guide to the Less Than Perfect Life.



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