Like so many things we love in life that are hard to put in a box and wrap a set definition around, it’s hard to define, but we know it when we see it.
Art that moves you, a film that rocked your emotions, a song that brings you to tears, a sunset that stops you in your tracks and makes you really, really think about your life for the first time in a long time.
How in the world do you define it?
When a women is beautiful, from her hair to her measurements to her personality, in some ways we can define it.
But when she is cool, why she is so cool can be hard to define.
Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do……..Vanessa Hudgens
Have you heard of Sarah Backman?
Well there are many adjectives to define her. She’s gorgeous with long blonde hair. She has a body to die for and worship. She possesses charisma and character. She seems to have it all. Why? Because she exudes something else that is so elusive in its boundaries of definition.
Let’s start with her resume.
Sarah Bäckman is a Swedish former professional wrestler and arm wrestler. She is a former eight-time World Arm Wrestling Champion. Sarah also competed as “Spirit” on the Swedish version of MGM Television‘s Gladiators franchise. From 2013 to 2014, Ms. Bäckman was signed to WWE, working in their developmental branch, NXT.
Sarah began arm wrestling at age 14.
She is one of the most decorated women’s arm wrestlers in the world. An eight-time World Arm Wrestling Champion, eight-time European Arm Wrestling Champion and 11-time Swedish Arm Wrestling Champion.
She retired from arm wrestling to pursue a wrestling career in May 2013 when she decided to sign with WWE.
Ms. Bäckman requested and was granted her release from her contract on April 30, 2014.
Her fans are legion.
At the enjoyable and entertaining site kinebrasilcollection.blogspot.com they praise her expressing “She’s tall, blond and gorgeous, the kind of person that unintentionally steals the attention when she enters a room. With her “Rapunzel” long hair and a physique that makes you think she’s been photo shopped; It’s hard to believe that this girl used to be a chubby teenager.”
The strong and powerful site muscle-fitness.com melts at her feet. “Sarah’s physique certainly warrants a place in a magazine like this but there is more to her than meets the eye. The super-cool Swede is a world champion arm wrestler and her combination of success and sex appeal are causing a stir inside and outside the sport.”
Yep, they think she’s cool too.
People see my photos and think I labor over my image and I’m this cool, brooding artist. But I’m just having fun with it.…….Lenny Kravitz
We love the way she speaks as well.
Interviewed by Kine Brasil Collection she smiles, “I am just enjoying it so much, and I love how I am the boss of my own body. It’s a lifestyle that makes me feel really good about myself. I love it!
I love, it, people are starting to realize how important it is to work out and take care of themselves. It’s a great trend, if not the best trend ever!”
It’s wonderful when you can have that great of an effect on people, but cool people often do.
Sarah is from Stockholm Sweden.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region, with 917,297 people living in the municipality, approximately 1.6 million in the urban area, and 2.2 million in the metropolitan area.
Many of have heard of Stockholm but some may not understand the dynamics of it’s cool beauty.
Just a few minutes away from the city of Stockholm, the archipelago begins. With nearly 30,000 islands.
Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic center of Sweden. The Stockholm region alone accounts for over a third of the country’s GDP, and is among the top 10 regions in Europe by GDP per capita.
The wonderful travel site, visitsweden.com is no doubt excited about Stockholm. “Sweden’s capital city spreads out over 14 islands in Lake Mälaren and looks out proudly to the Baltic Sea to the east. Her grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully.
Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the Old Town Gamla Stan and her cobblestone streets, crooked but beautifully preserved buildings, the Royal Palace, gothic churches and excellent cafés, bars, restaurants and Swedish design-ware shops.”
Just like Sarah, Stockholm is cool, weather withstanding.
The cool and groovy site lonelyplanet.com shares, “Stockholm’s good looks and fashion sense could almost be intimidating. But this city is an accessible beauty, as easy to explore as it is to love. Though spread across 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, it is compact and walkable. Each neighborhood has a distinct character, yet they’re so close together you can easily spend time in several areas. In each, you’ll find trend-setting design, inventive cuisine, unbeatable museums, great shopping, pretty parks and loads of atmosphere.”
Cool! When can we go?
When you look into Sarah’s future it looks extremely shiny and bright. Research indicates she is sponsored by the sports nutrition companies Olimp, SmartShake and clothing company Better Bodies.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.……..Ronald Reagan
Sarah can be an inspiration to our female submission wrestlers that all things continue to be possible for women in the new world so there are no need for limits.
Sarah sees no limits for herself.
That would not be cool.
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Sources: brainyquote.com, Wikipedia, fciwomenswrestling2.com, FCI Elite Competitor, photos thank you Wikimedia Commons.