The Game Changers: A look at the portraits behind the section

Nneka Ogwumike is photographed in downtown at the 213 Spring Street Garage in Los Angeles on Monday, September 30, 2019.
Nneka Ogwumike is photographed in downtown at the 213 Spring Street Garage in Los Angeles on Monday, September 30, 2019.
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Ashleigh Johnson is photographed at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.
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Simone Biles is photographed at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.
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Caroline Marks is photographed in San Clemente.
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Ibtihaj Muhammad is photographed at Disney Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
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Michelle Kwan is photographed at her family's ice rink in Artesia.
Michelle Kwan is photographed at her family’s ice rink in Artesia.
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Kendall Coyne Schofield is photographed at Great Park Ice in Irvine.
Kendall Coyne Schofield is photographed at Great Park Ice in Irvine.
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Lilly King is photographed at Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center at Indiana University Bloomington.
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Danica Patrick is photographed at the Nomad Hotel in New York.
Danica Patrick is photographed at the Nomad Hotel in New York.
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Claressa Shields is photographed at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich.
Claressa Shields is photographed at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich.
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Shirley Muldowney is photographed at the Zmax Dragway in Concord, N.C.
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Jessica Mendoza is photographed at ESPN Seaport District Studios in New York.
Jessica Mendoza is photographed at ESPN Seaport District Studios in New York.
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Kim Rhode is photographed at Oak Tree Gun Club in Newhall.
Kim Rhode is photographed at Oak Tree Gun Club in Newhall.
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Julie Krone is photographed at Masterpiece Farms in Rancho Santa Fe.
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Lizzie Armanto is photographed at Garvanza Skate Park in Los Angeles.
Lizzie Armanto is photographed at Garvanza Skate Park in Los Angeles.
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Janet Evans is photographed at USC.
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Brenda Villa is photographed at the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center in Commerce.
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Ashleigh Johnson is photographed at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.
Ashleigh Johnson is photographed at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.
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Scout Bassett is photographed at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego.
Scout Bassett is photographed at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings is photographed in Hermosa Beach.
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Alix Klineman is photographed in Manhattan Beach.
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Lynn Hill is photographed in Joshua Tree.
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Kelly Clark is photographed in Northern California.
Kelly Clark is photographed in Northern California.
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Kayla Harrison is photographed at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida.
Kayla Harrison is photographed at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida.
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