Carrie Underwood made a trip back to her hometown in Checotah, Okla., to talk to three young women about their journey and involvement in sports.
“This is probably the only place in the world that I truly feel at peace,” Underwood says while driving around her hometown.
“This is home.”
Throughout the video, Underwood hung out with the trio and participated in their favorite sports like riding horse and playing softball, all while sharing the lessons sports taught her over the years.
They also shared stories about their love of sports and how it keeps them grounded according to People.
Carrie Underwood spoke about the things she learned while growing up playing softball, basketball, and cheerleading saying, “Sports gives young women so many life lessons that they will carry with them forever. You learn how to win, you learn how to lose. It teaches you how to be a part of a team. It teaches you how to be proud of yourself”.
“Those are all things I learned playing softball and basketball and being part of team sports.”
Underwood is passionate about encouraging young women and raising them to be confident.
“Confidence is something we should be encouraging and teaching our young women. Lifting them up and helping them figure out what path they want to be on, that everything is possible. I think I would want to tell 14-year-old Carrie that all of the things that you think matter so much, someday you won’t really think about,” she says, holding back tears.
“It’s all gonna work out pretty awesome. I consider myself so lucky and I’m so thankful that I have so many wonderful people around me and I always have. My parents and this town. They’ve always been behind me.”