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U.S. national climbing champion Sasha DiGiulian attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Salute to Women in Sports Awards

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin was one of several female athletes honored at the 34th annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: (L-R) Grete
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: (L-R) Grete Eliassen and Aimee Mullins present Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin with the Individual Sports Woman of the Year Award onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports journalist Hannah Storm speaks onstage at the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports journalist Hannah Storm speaks onstage at the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee Mullins (L) and freestyle skier Grete Eliassen speak onstage at the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Surfer Mary
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Surfer Mary Osborne attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Freestyle Skier
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Freestyle Skier Grete Eliassen attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic rower
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic rower Esther Lofgren attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Waterskiier Erika
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Waterskiier Erika Lang attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Former Olympic
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Former Olympic soccer player Angela Hucles attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Figure skater
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Figure skater Michelle Kwan attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

U.S. national climbing champion Sasha DiGiulian attends the
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U.S. national climbing champion Sasha DiGiulian attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street. (Oct. 16, 2013)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic soccer
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic soccer player Heather Mitts attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic soccer
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic soccer gold medalist Kelley O'Hara attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee Mullin onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paralympian Aimee Mullin onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Professional snowboarders
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Professional snowboarders Elena Hight (L) and Jamie Anderson attend the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Canadian Motocross
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Canadian Motocross National Champion Jolene Van Vugt attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Professional Snowboarder
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Professional Snowboarder Chanelle Sladics attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Former rhythmic
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Former rhythmic gymnast Wendy Hilliard attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Skiier Kristen
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Skiier Kristen Ulmer attends the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin recieves the Individual Sports Woman of the Year Award onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Michelle Kwan
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Michelle Kwan (C)and Bryant Gumbel (R) present Paratriathlete Melissa Stockwell (L) with the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin recieves the Individual Sports Woman of the Year Award onstage during the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: ESPN sports journalist Hannah Storm speaks onstage at the 34th annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on October 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the Women's Sports Foundation)

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