Who Is Rachael Rapinoe (Megan Rapinoe Twin) Wiki, Bio, Age, Gay, Brother, Parents, Girlfriend
Rachael Rapinoe Biography – Meghan Rapinoe Sister
Rachael Rapinoe (Rachael Elizabeth Rapinoe) is the twin sister of Megan Rapinoe. She is a former soccer player who played for Starjnan Women in Iceland and the United States women’s national under-23 soccer team. She is the co-founder and CEO of Mendi and also Rapinoe SC.
Rachael Rapinoe Age
Rachael is 34 years old; she was born on July 5, 1985 in Redding, California, United States.
Rachael Rapinoe Height
Rachael stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Rachael Rapinoe Education
Rachael attended the University of Portland where she graduated from in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science, Biology, Marketing. In 2014 she joined Portland State University graduating in 2015 with a Master’s Degree, M.S. Health Studies in Exercise.
Rachael Rapinoe Parents
Rachael was born to Denise Rapinoe and Jim Rapinoe.
Rachael Rapinoe Siblings
Rachael has five siblings. Her brother Brian is a reformed drug addict who has spent most of his life in prison. She is also the twin sister of soccer player Meghan Rapinoe.
Megan and Rachael Rapinoe
Rachael and Megan are fraternal twins with Rachael being the older one with 11 minutes. The two are both soccer players but Rachael retired in 2012. They were introduced to soccer by their older brother Brian. Megan plays for the for and captains Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League, as a midfielder and winger.
Megan wrote on The Players Tribute that she and her sister were very close growing up.
“I used to follow Rachael around — and I mean like physically. I was always right on her heels, about two feet behind her, for the entirety of seventh grade. I don’t know how, but she just had it all figured out. She was the queen bee. So I was her shadow, and I was totally cool with that. You know in Planet Earth, how those little fish kind of chill on top of the dolphins or the whales or whatever, and ride around with them? That was me. I was the little Nemo fish, like, ‘So what’re we doing today?’ Rachael saved me. Without her, I don’t even know how I would’ve handled The Wonder Years.”
Rachael Rapinoe Soccer
Rachael attended Foothill High School where she played both basketball and track but did not play soccer initially. Together with Megan they later played for club soccer team Elk Grove United which in 2003 was ranked number one nationally and finished second at the 2003 U-19 National Championships.
After she joined University of Portland she joined their soccer team, Portland Pilots as a defender, in 2006 after a midseason she switched to being forward after her sister Megan experienced an ACL injury. She scored nine goals and seven assists, including five goals in four playoff games. She also played for the United States women’s national under-23 soccer team in 2006.
She was named Co-Player of the Week by West Coast Conference in 2007. In the same year, she experienced a torn knee ligament injury which re-torn in 2008. In July 2010 she signed with Icelandic professional women’s team, Stjarnan Women. She made five appearances for the team and scored two goals.
In 2012 she announced her retirement from soccer after she tore her ligament again.
Rachael Rapinoe Coaching Career
Rachael also acted as a coach in 2011 she was chosen to represent the United States by the International Center’s Sports Corps program in the Indonesia America Soccer Exchange where she helped conduct three one-day training clinics for an estimated 200–300 female athletes and 30 coaches. She also hosted youth soccer camps with Megan Rapinoe.
Rachael Rapinoe Career
In September 2012 Rachael became the brand marketing coordinator, NA Soccer for Nike until September 2013. In June 2014 she joined Elite Clubs National League, Inc as an activation specialist.
Rachael Rapinoe Rapinoe SC
Rachael together with Megan co-founded Rapinoe SC, which is a soccer and performance training business and a lifestyle apparel business. They also sell Rapinoe inspired and designed apparel.
The company’s about section reads; “We are a soccer and performance training business and a lifestyle apparel business. We sell Rapinoe inspired and designed apparel (check out our online store). We have an elite soccer & performance training business in the Portland area. We train the University of Portland women’s soccer team, several competitive youth soccer clubs, small groups and individual athletes. Lastly, we run national training clinics, coast-to-coast.”
Rachael Rapinoe Mendi
Rachael together with her sister Megan co-founded Mendi which according to her LinkedIn account “empowers athletes to recover better through innovative products that disrupt the status quo for pain relief. As a Co-founder with four partners, I will continue to apply my expertise in training, competition and recovery in an effort to better understand the role recovery has in performance and the human body. With my network of influential athletes and passion for competing, I will help shape Mendi’s products to meet the relevant demand in sports and keep everyone at top performance.”
Is Rachael Rapinoe Gay
Rachael is gay.
Rachael Rapinoe Girlfriend
There are no details where Rachael is dating or not.