Washington, D.C. (WUSA9) -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters continued their tour through the D.C. metropolitan area Thursday and stopped by WUSA9 studios.

Ariel Mitchell, nicknamed "Mighty Mitchell" is one of only 11 women to ever play with the legendary club.

"I decided to get a basketball agent who got me a tryout with about ten other guys and here I am today a Harlem Globetrotter," says Mitchell. "Two things you need to know in order to be a Harlem Globetrotter," says Mitchell. "The inner roll and the you have to know how to spin the basketball."

Mitchell displayed her abilities to WUSA9-Sports Anchor Dave Owens, who was no match for the Louisiana native. In fact it was comical watching Owens try to keep up with Mitchell. Click on the attached video and watch, try not to laugh.

There is a serious side to the Globetrotter's visit to D.C. The team stopped by local schools and spoke to young kids as part of its anti-bullying campaign.

"I can relate to that because I was bullied when I was a kid," said Mitchell. "I know how that can feel not wanting to go to school."

The Globetrotters's visit concludes with a performance at the Verizon Center Saturday and the Patriot Center at George Mason Saturday and Sunday.


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