Hey <<First Name>>,
It’s getting into the silly season and you’re probably up to your ears in Xmas invites. But are any of them as good as my women in sport meetup? I doubt it! If you’re in Brisbane, come along tomorrow and try out my new favourite passionfruit sour beer. Much better than it sounds. RSVP here.I’m sure you’ve heard about the baloney at the Ballon d'Or (if you haven’t, read Kate O’Halloran’s take). It’s got me thinking - does the net good outweigh the bad? People know about the women’s award now, right? Should we take heart that more and more people won’t stand for sexism? Or is it just a sign of the state of media being run on outrage? I dunno. Food for thought. What do you think?
Team culture vs. going solo
While we’re on football, this week I’m reading reading Going Solo: the spectre of the 1999ers and Hope Solo as the ‘conscious pariah’. Those that follow women’s football would know this story but this analysis puts it in context and you kinda realise, Solo vs. the USWNT was only ever going to end one way. Football, even in the nation that we think is doing the ‘best’, still has a lot of growing up to do.
I’m out of writing words so I’ve started a podcast. Just what the world needs, right?! What do you think? And will you contribute? Listen to find out how.
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Have a good week sports fans!
Advocate for Women in Sport
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