After Becoming A Viral Sensation Allison Stokke's Life Completely Changed
After Billy Jean King successfully campaigned for equal prize money for both male and female competitors in tennis, federations from other sports have since aimed to promote their female athletes to bigger audiences.
However, while the likes of Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Simone Biles, and Ronda Rousey are household names, other female athletes are still paid considerably less than their male counterparts and are less well known to the public. However, one woman who proved to be a rare exception- at least in the fame department- was the gifted pole vaulter, Allison Stokke.
While you may not follow the sport with much interest, you have probably come across her photogenic picture. But what happened to her after that image went viral? Well, as you're about to find out, there is a lot of dishonesty behind that photo, especially among Internet companies using the picture for clickbait opportunities.
Here, we chronicle the real story behind 'that photo' and how her life has changed because of it.