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Winning Girl

Teshya Alo is 16 years old and 125 pounds. On the judo and wrestling mats, she throws women twice her age and pounds heavier. And she beats boys. Now, she has her sights set on taking gold at both the judo and wrestling world championships. Follow Teshya on her journey as she faces successes and challenges on and off the mat and an entire family dedicated to a single dream. 

Filmmaker(s)
Kimberlee Keʻala Bassford
Category
Full-Length Film
Currently On-Air
Topics
Hawai'i, Samoan, Pacific Islanders, Family, Competition, Sports
Featured In
25 in 25
Length
60 Minutes
Year
2015
Website
makingwavesfilms.com/winning-girl
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