WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN THIS MAGAZINE?

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Skills and Swagger: Hannah Kertesz at the Whitewater Grand Prix. Photo: John Rathwell
Skills and Swagger: Hannah Kertesz at the Whitewater Grand Prix. Photo: John Rathwell

In July, after Wave Sport announced it was closing shop in North America, C&K published online a series of interviews with some of the kayak manufacturer’s former team paddlers. The article celebrated whitewater’s boom years in the words of eight well-known male athletes.

Missing from the story was any mention of the women who contributed to Wave Sport’s rich legacy — a glaring omission that former Wave Sport athlete Tanya Shuman was quick to point out.

Whitewater is full of amazing female athletes, so why don’t we hear more about them?

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