Tag: women in sport

Iron Girl – thanks to Ironman for doing the right thing

Iron Girl logo

On Thursday, Ironman England posted an announcement on Facebook about the introduction of an Iron Girl race in Bolton: It instantly garnered a lot of attention. When I last looked there were approximately: 700 comments 700 shares 100 likes 100 laughing emoji 400 angry emoji There were some comments in Read more…

International Women’s Day 2018

This Girl Can advert. Bird's eye view of women in a sports hall.

Today is International Women’s Day, so I thought it would be relevant to ponder the role of women in sports. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I’m passionate about equality for women (and often share inspirational images from the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign… Read more…

This Girl Can – 18 months on

athleta power of she advert

If you haven’t heard about the Sport England This Girl Can advertising campaign, where have you been? It has been 18 months since the campaign was launched. In that time, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about issues facing sporty women. The main criticism of the This Girl Can Read more…