& # 39; I am proud to be a pioneer! & # 39; AFLW star Tayla Harris reflects on becoming the face of gender equality in sport as she recreates THAT iconic kick photo in glamorous fashion editors
She became a nocturnal sensation after a picture of her kicking a goal earlier this year became viral.
And now AFLW player Tayla Harris reflected what it was like to become the newest face of gender equality in Australian sport.
& # 39; I am proud to be a pioneer in this space. I'm glad it revealed how it did; it was positive & # 39 ;, said the sportswoman, 22 Stellar magazine on sunday.
Power player: & # 39; I am proud to be a pioneer! & # 39; AFLW star Tayla Harris, 22, reflected her iconic kick photo on Sunday in an interview with the Stellar magazine
& # 39; The message has been read, the conversation has started. It should have happened before, but it is happening now. And every move forward is now in my opinion, & she said.
Appearing in a stunning photo shoot for Stellar, Tayla can be seen jumping around in positions similar to her iconic airborne kick.
In a photo Tayla jumps in the air a tight striped dress and a green and blue tartan trimmed sweater.
Defying gravity! Appearing in a stunning photo shoot for Stellar, Tayla is seen jumping in positions similar to her iconic kick in the sky
Beautiful: in one shot, Tayla cuts an interesting shape in a pure black maxi dress and black sandals
In another shot, Tayla reconstructs her iconic shovel in an electric blue blazer and red pants – looking at the power player every inch.
Tayla went from a relationship with unknown to the face of AFLW & # 39; night after a photo of her kicking of a goal was uploaded to Seven & # 39; s AFL page on March 18.
Within a few hours, the image received thousands of comments, many with hatred for women, threats and violent intentions.
Viral: Tayla went from & # 39; night to unknown near AFLW, & # 39; overnight after a photo of her kicking with a goal was uploaded to Seven & # 39; s AFL page on March 18
The reaction led Seven to quickly remove the photo for their social media pages, but Tayla refused to hide in the shadow and placed it on her own Twitter page.
& # 39; Here's a picture of me at work. Think about this for your deviating comments, animals, & she wrote the post.
Tayla's comments and relentless decision not to fall back quickly made her the face of change and gender equality in Australian sport.
Iconic: the photo, on which Tayla kicks a goal, led to a worldwide conversation about gender equality and women's hatred in sport
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