Sue Bird is the Seattle Storm’s number one decision maker. In a 2011 poll of WNBA general managers, 92 percent of those responding named Bird the best point guard in the league. Talent is at the heart of Bird’s success, but hard work and determination are what have pushed her past her competition. This New York native started playing sports almost as soon as she learned how to walk. Since then she has helped her teams win NCAA titles, WNBA championships, Euroleague championships, and two Olympic gold medals. Learn what motivates the woman who was named the Northwest’s Friendliest Professional Athlete.