Female athletes experience great highs and astronomical lows within their athletic careers. The audience explores the concept of women’s sports and their relation to men’s sports in the terms of women’s ice hockey.
Nikki grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, surrounded by sports within her area and academic career. Being a cheerleader, Nikki quickly learned the rules and regulations of many different sports. Dipping her toe in the field of film production, Nikki grew to love two teachers who guided her in her film education and ultimately helped build her passion for video. She is a creative videographer studying Media Production with a minor in Sports Media. She has a passion for editing, story-telling, and allowing athletes to show a more personal side.
This film is an expository and participatory documentary in which graduating seniors Celine Long, Zaya Sax, and Ashley Lambert deeply describe the stories of their hockey careers and participating in the male-dominant sport. They speak about battles and achievements that ultimately build the experiences of female ice hockey players in their sport. The journey will involve education, struggle, competition, and devotion.
Interviewee "Zaya Sax" mid-interview sitting in front of lockers in locker room