Elena Delle Donne’s touching relationship with sister focus of new, emotional Gatorade spot

Elena Delle Donne stars in a new Gatorade “short film” that has the Chicago Sky star opening up about her relationship with her sister.

The 2-minute long film called “For The Wind” features Donne and her sister Lizzie who who is blind, deaf, and has cerebral palsy.

“With Lizzie I’m very protective and general turn down interviews with her,” Donne said in an interview. “But this was such a special concept so worth sharing with the world. She’s so inspiring and if I can share her gift with as many people as possible and she can inspire some people it’s so worth it.”

From Gatorade’s YouTube page:

Faced with her biggest challenge as a player, Elena Delle Donne set out to find inspiration from the most powerful force in her life – her older sister, Lizzie. Through her sisterly connection and Lizzie’s simple love for the wind, she pushed through to rediscover her love for the game.