Health, wellness & sport

Sexism is a battle, says surf champ Layne Beachley

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Sexism is always a battle when it comes to sports, fight on women!
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And the Opals. Arguably Australia's most successful team ever. Our only international team to win a world championship in a sport that the US ( and Russia) not only plays but dominates.
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If the surf turns bad, send the girls out.
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still looking good Layne, tell Kirk he looked sweet on the TV
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I am going for the team in white!
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Me too!
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You go rainbear!
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Female competitors in professional surfing have always experienced outlandish discrimination.
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This is a shame as there have always been women surfing since the 50s. I really hope the men man up and start respecting the female competitors a lot more.
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There are plenty of female surfers. I would have never realized this sport had such sexist issues.
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AUSTRALIA’S womanlike sports stars might be scoring some wins in a pull for softened pay, though sexism is still a battle, says former universe surfing champ Layne Beachley.
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"I've encountered a lot of threats, intimidation and sexist behaviour in the water, and those challenges taught me to stand up for what I believe in.
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I'm really grateful that Boost Juice have presented me with this opportunity to design a healthy, nutritious smoothie and to promote it through their stores," said Ms Beachley.

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Female games stars are keeping on pushing for better pay and conditions in the wake of the point of interest boosts in compensation for ladies in the national netball class.
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