Sports Illustrated Women/Sport made its debut with a trial issue in the Spring of 1997. On this page, CNN/SI presents a sampler of the stories that appeared in the inaugural issue.

A second trial issue hit newsstands in the Fall of 1997. To order either one, or both, call 1-800-528-5000.

 


Each image is linked to a story. From left: Nancy Kerrigan, Tonya Harding, Martina Hingis, Cammi Granato, Manon Rheaume.

 

Back In The Swim
New mom Nancy Kerrigan dives into the pool to get in shape
by E.M. Swift

She's Back
Figure skating's bad girl, Tonya Harding, returns as bawdy and brazen as ever
by Stephanie Mansfield

Blue Skies
Martina Hingis is on top of the world, thanks to hard work and a hard- driving mom
by Dana Kennedy

The Ice Queen
Cammi Granato is a skater, but she wears shoulder pads, not sequins
by Michael Farber

The New Pioneers
At the silver anniversary of Title IX, we salute six women who blazed trails
Photographs by Dan Winters

 

Short Takes
News and reviews,
nuggets and notes from
around the sports world
edited by Christian Stone

In the Gym
With Picabo Street
by Dana Gelin

Essay
The Irony of Iron
by Anna Quindlen

Help Wanted
Advice for the Sportslorn
by Edie Thys

  Photo credits, left to right: Damian Strohmeyer, Silvia Otte, Bob Martin, David E. Klutho, Dan Winters

 

  FEATURES: Back in the Swim | She's Back | Blue Skies | The Ice Queen | The New Pioneers
DEPARTMENTS: Short Takes | Essay | In the Gym | Help Wanted

 

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