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Back-to-School with Olympian Natalie Coughlin and Athleta G!RL Olympic Swimmer (12x Medalist) and Mother of Two Natalie Coughlin Teams with Athleta to Discuss Back-to-School, Confidence, and Self-Care

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facebook icon linkedin icon twitter icon pinterest icon email icon New York, NY | August 09, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

The back-to-school season is officially underway, and parents everywhere are scrambling to get their kids – and themselves! - ready for the new school year. For Natalie Coughlin, 12x Olympic Medalist and Mom of Two, this back-to-school season is all about confidence, comfort and self-care, and Athleta is the perfect resource for parents to help set their kids up for success.

Recently, Natalie participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the back-to-school season and some tips to help empower young girls.

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Olympic Swimmer (12x Medalist) and Mother of Two Natalie Coughlin Teams with Athleta to Discuss Back-to-School, Confidence, and Self-Care

Diminishing confidence is one of the greatest issue’s girls face in the defining years from 6-12, so it’s important that we do everything we can to set them up for success.

While back-to-school shopping, think about how clothing options can give young girls room to express their style and represent their favorite hobbies and personal interests.

Athleta's G!RL line is perfect for girls who want to express themselves while being comfortable and active. We can help empower girls to be their most confident selves, knowing their clothing supports self-expression and helps to quell anxiety. Special features in Athleta’s back-to-school assortment are intentionally designed to fuel girls’ confidence through apparel design details, like confidence charms and hidden affirmations in the lining of shirts and backpacks and tactile details to fiddle with when she’s feeling anxious.

Athleta’s uniform-ready items - like the School Days Skort, School Days Dress, School Days Polo and Limitless Backpack and Lunchbox - are durable, quality pieces built with performance-quality fabrics to withstand her active school year and all those after school activities, whether it’s on the sports field or in the art room.

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About Natalie Coughlin

Natalie Coughlin burst onto the international swim scene at the 2001 World Championships, winning a gold medal in the 100 backstroke and a bronze in the 50 backstroke. In 2002 at the Pan-Pacifics, she was more dominant, winning six medals, four gold, with three individual championships in the 100 free, 100 fly, and 100 back. Coughlin was the top female swimmer at the 2004 Olympic Games, winning five medals, including two gold. Individually, she won the 100 metre backstroke and finished third in the 100 freestyle. She won her second gold medal in the 800 metre freestyle relay and added two silvers as a member of the United States’ teams in the other relays. In three Olympics, she competed in 12 events and won 12 medals, three gold. But her victories didn’t stop there—she has since launched a wine label, advocated on behalf of several non-profit organizations, and become a mother to her daughter, Zennie, and her son, Ozzie.




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