"When sleeping women wake, mountains will move.” Originally a Chinese proverb, this is the mantra at the heart of Chicks Rip, the brainchild of Marin County, California-based Lindsay Simmons and Syd Bannerman. In a world where women are continuously undermined and made to feel self-conscious, Chicks Rip provides an outlet for empowerment and exploration. Offering summer camps and tailored lessons in horseback riding, surfing, mountain biking, yoga, and hiking, the program aims to foster strong, fearless women of all ages with positivity and affirmation. Read More
Australian Surfer Stephanie Gilmore in Roxy Promo
The surf clothing brand Roxy recently released a promotional video starring female surfer Stephanie Gilmore. Instead of the expected shots of wave-riding and mind-blowing athleticism, the ad features Gilmore rolling around in bed in a pair of navy undies, showering, and getting dressed. It even includes a shot that focuses only the athlete’s breasts.
Never one to shy away from a challenge, Cori Schumacher, a world champion surfer, took to change. Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on Jul 08, 2013
I haven’t seen such a mockery of surfing since Mary Kate and Ashley’s Hawaiian Beach Party. And at least in that video, they actually surfed.
A new advertisement for Roxy Pro Biarritz – an all-female world surfing contest – has caused quite stir down under, and rightfully so, because it’s straight-up idiotic. Read More