Heather Gillbanks

Gender Inequality in ... Surfing??

Blog Post created by Heather Gillbanks Champion on Feb 12, 2016

I came across a news piece today (courtesy of CBS This Morning).

 

While it is not related to the Energy Industry, it struck me that the comments being made by the organizer of the competition are similar to some I've heard in our own industry.

 

Titans of Mavericks surf event told to allow female riders or risk losing permits | US news | The Guardian

 

California coastal commission rules Titans of Mavericks must develop an inclusive plan but surfers argue that women ‘are just not at that level yet’

 

 

Sarah Gerhardt Sarah Gerhardt (orange and black wetsuit) takes off at Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, California.

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