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August 10, 2012

Megan Hodge Competes for the Gold! #TeamNatural



Angie writes:

Today at 6:30pm one of my  best friends, Megan Hodge, will compete for a gold medal in women's indoor volleyball!

We have been teammates for three years on the national team and she is one of the most humble and hard working people that I know.  For that reason, there is no way she would have submitted anything to Nikki letting her know about her fabulous hair and accomplishments... that's why she has me!

This is her first Olympics and she is only 23!  Before making it to the national team and the Olympics, she played 4 years at Penn State where she was a 4 time All-American and 3 time National Champion.  As far as her beautiful coifs go,  she has been natural for almost a year now and transitioned for 6 months while she was in Poland playing for a professional club.   In Poland, she turned into a huge product junkie, an addiction we both share, and learned many new styles that worked for athletes since we sweat everyday.


If you can watch the game tomorrow, you will see her beautiful twist out pulled back with a headband to contain the sweat and give some flair.  Hope all of you can watch Megan and the team win the first gold in USA indoor women's volleyball history!



 Show Megan some love in the comments below!

42 Chime in!:

nola707 said...

I love that she's wearing her natural hair loud and proud for the Olympics. Wish all those women who use their hair as an excuse not to exercise would take note.

Tamieka McGibbon said...

Even though I am cheering hard for my home country, Jamaica, I will surely be cheering for my adopted country, USA in the indoor volleyball competition. Go #teamnatural! God be with you, Megan and the rest of the team!

DiscoveringNatural said...

Go, Megan! Love your hair... wishing you the best tomorrow!! http://discoveringnatural.com

Pecancurls said...

Go Megan!!! You are doing us all proud! Fab hair and body.

Dr Mermaid said...

Though I am on TeamJA, I have to say I wish they would show more volleyball than beach volleyball *sideeye. They are so good! I've seen her. Nice hair.
Destiny Hooker is pretty good .

Dr Mermaid said...

RAEEEEeEEE!!! JAmaica to di werl!

Raven said...

Go Megan! Wishing you all the best!
Love her hair...can we also talk about her beautiful skin and her muscle tone!?!??! WOW!!!!

LaToya said...

Go Megan! Volley Ball is one of my favorite sports, to play and watch! Love that b/w pic of you on the post, you look beautiful, healthy and strong!

DiscoveringNatural said...

Good luck Megan

Esther Komolafe said...

Go Megan!!!

Thetruthisoutthere said...

You go grrrrrlll!

It takes a special person to make it all the way to the Oympics! When you get back - inquiring minds want to know about your healthy regimen!!

Be blessed!

Pat said...

Go Megan!!

Shelly Renee Stafford said...

Since I went natural (11 months now) i'm starting to notice how many people are natural. I noticed her hair the first game I saw them play and I remember thinking how cute her twist out looked with the headband. She is beautiful! Go Megan & USA!

nylse said...

Good luck tomorrow! I saw her and was curious about her, now thanks to this post I know.

abrunnin said...

Go Meagan!!

Anike Clark McKoy said...

Beautiful! Go Megan and USA ! Good luck ladies!

Davina916 said...

I love playing volleyball. Good luck Megan!

Allnatural1 Michelle in TX said...

I'll be at work but I wish Megan and the US indoor volleyball team THE BEST. GO YA'LL!! Bring home the GOLD and look FABULOUS doing it!! OKAY!! (smile)
Allnatural1 (A.K.A. Michelle in TX)

frizzycurlz said...

I noticed her natural hair and wondered about her, so great to see this post. Thanks.

Carla said...

Gorgeous!!! Go Megan and other athletic naturalists....we're everywhere! :)

Onebyd42 said...

Megan is amazingly talented and beautiful and repping team natural fabulously; go Megan and go team USA!

Natasha said...

Good luck, Megan!!! I know you will make USA proud!

Colette said...

I had the same thought exactly. Her skin is just gorgeous!

Mel said...

Congratulations to team USA for making it to the gold medal match. I will definitely be watching tomorrow with eyes glued to the tube. You ROCK and so does your hair!!!!!!

Ludny Charles said...

loving her hair!! I love me some indoor volleyball :-)


also CurlyNikki...we should get some of these athletes to share their workout regime ^_^ #pleaseandthankyou lol

Aminah said...

Fabulous! Go Megan!!!!!!!!!!

Jennifer said...

Congratulations Megan! You are a beautiful person. I'm glad to see so many women at the Olympics embracing their natural beauty. Congrats again on winning the gold!

aford said...

congratulations and we will be watching

Janele said...

I've been watching the games....let's get GOLD!

Megan M. said...

WOW! WE HAVE THE SAME NAME! Megan you rock that game and that twistout! She is natural and I am too! Sweet!

foxyrou said...

I haven't been able to keep up with the Olympics, but I have seen the U.S. women's volleyball team and they are magnificent! I have to force myself to turn off the t.v., since I can get really into the competition. But, while watching the women play, I did notice Megan's hair. I was happy to see a Black female athlete rocking her natural hair! I hope they bring home the gold for Team USA! I wish them all the luck in the world! :)

PortCity Curls said...

YOU GO GIRL!!!!!ROCK THAT FROM CAUSE NATURAL GIRLS ROCK.....

I Am Your People said...

USA! USA! I've been watching a ton of volleyball, thinking "when is Curly Nikki going to interview Megan Hodge?" Bring home the gold!

Bestwishes said...

Good luck Megan!!!!

Hilary B. said...

Team USA's indoor volleyball team has been amazing this Summer. They beat Brazil and the DR (both really tough matches) and now that they're playing Brazil again it's sure to be a great match. Love Megan's hair!! Good luck!!!

Hehe said...

she's beautiful!

Rhiana Gunn-Wright said...

good luck megan! i'll be rooting for you (and your awesome hair)!

Gaye Glasspie said...

Megan I almost missed the game staring at that fabulous hair! Bravo young lady!

Jae said...

Congrats Megan on winning silver! I noticed your beautiful hair prior to your final match. Glad to see more naturals. CN there is a natural USA olympian who fences. We salute these ladies beauty and bravery. Love your style!

Kudos said...

#SUPERBAD!!

Derika said...

I saw her during the Olympics and I was like "Yay! She's a natural athlete!" lol It's good to see her represent the natural hair community!

Jessica Coletrain said...

Get it!

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