Male and female snowboarders are typically not treated as equals even on the pro circuit. While there are many male snowboarders who have become household names, this is not entirely true for female snowboarders. Consequently, perhaps it is time female athletes get more prime time coverage as male athletes do. Additionally, local female snowboarding contests and peer group rides may help to facilitate a greater balance between male and female snowboarders in the long run.
- For the past few winters, Chloe Kim has been killing it, but how many people know who she is?
- Chloe Kim is one of two snowboarders to score a perfect 100 in the half pipe competition.
- If you haven’t heard of Chloe Kim until now, check out this video of her in the half pipe.
“If women’s snowboarding was awarded prime time slots, I suspect it would help bring more women into the sport.”