SUPPORT OUR OLYMPIC DREAM  FOR 2016!
 
 
Olympic Canoeing SPRINT (since 1936) NO EVENTS     C1 500m  C2 500m C1 1000m  C2 1000m   WOMEN'S CANOE MEN'S CANOE  SLALOM...
 
Joan Benoit-Samuelson 1984 Olympic Champion
Kathrine Switzer – 1967  4:20 Roberta Gibb – 1966  3:21 "I think it's time to change the rules."  Katherine Swit...
Billy Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes”  - 1973
Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.”
Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.”
Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.” Can we leave now? BEARD PONYTAIL
c. 1965 Yonkers Canoe Club (NY) 1921 Washington Canoe Club   Nancy Kalafus, Yonkers (NY) ~1972
Spain Washington Canoe Club c. 1962
 
Chairwoman of the IOC Women and Sport Commission  Female canoeist in Ecuador.   Why is she racing against male kayakers?
Spain Serbia Spain France Ecuador
 
Chairwoman of the IOC Women and Sport Commission
2009 Pan American Championships 2006 Pan American Championships
Spain Ecuador
Spain Ecuador
Spain Ecuador
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Women in Olympic Canoeing - Rotary Club Tysons Corner VA July 23 2009

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July 23, 2009 - Presentation to Tysons Corner (Virginia) Rotary Club on Womens Canoe and Gender Equity in Olympic Canoeing

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  • Went all the way to Ubaitaba, Brazil. NOW I underst
  • “ The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.” ~The Olympic Charter WHY DO YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING? WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE? MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE THROUGH SPORTS. I MAY NEVER ACHIEVE THIS PERSONALLY BUT I WANT TO BE A PART OF PAVING THE WAY FOR THE NEXT GENERATION.
  • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN KATHRINE SWITZER AND JOAN BENOIT SAMUELSON IS NOT OLYMPIC GOLD. IT IS THAT JOAN WON GOLD, BUT KATHRYN MADE THE POSSIBILITY TO WIN GOLD A REALITY. SHE PAVED THE WAY.
  • ALL FEMALE ATHLETES TODAY – NOT JUST TENNIS – HAVE BILLY JEAN KING TO THANK – FOR PAVING THE WAY FOR EQUITY IN SPORTS AT ALL LEVELS.
  • MY OWN VERSION OF “THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES” 2000 NATIONALS. 1 ST YEAR WOMEN PERMITTED TO RACE AT US NATIONALS – AGAINST THE MEN. WE ACHIEVED WOMEN-ONLY EVENTS – A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN – IN 2002.
  • CANOE HISTORY. NOT JUST WOMENCAN – WOMEN HAVE BEEN SINCE THE EARLY 20 TH CENTURY.
  • YOU ARE WITNESSING YET ANOTHER HISTORIC MOVEMENT - A FINAL FRONTIER FOR WOMEN IN SPORTS. PAUSE FOR QUESTIONS. ??
  • THIS IS WOMEN CAN ECUADOR
  • WOMEN CAN IN SPAIN, FRANCE, SERBIA,
  • WOMENCAN IN SEATTLE WASHINGTON AND GAINESVILLE GA
  • WOMENCAN AT PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND EXHIBITION EVENTS AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2009
  • BRAZIL WAS PURE BRONZE IN 2006. 2009 THEY WERE PURE SILVER. THEY DESIRE PURE GOLD. ECUADOR FIRST TIME ON PODIUM. GOVT $
  • Pam with Women in Canoe – Associacao de Canoagem de Itacare. (Bahia, Brazil)
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  • Itacare Women in Canoe
  • Women in Olympic Canoeing - Rotary Club Tysons Corner VA July 23 2009

    1. 1. SUPPORT OUR OLYMPIC DREAM FOR 2016!
    2. 4. Olympic Canoeing SPRINT (since 1936) NO EVENTS     C1 500m C2 500m C1 1000m C2 1000m WOMEN'S CANOE MEN'S CANOE SLALOM (1972 Debut reinstated 1992) NO EVENTS     C1 C2 WOMEN'SCANOE MEN'S CANOE
    3. 6. Joan Benoit-Samuelson 1984 Olympic Champion
    4. 7. Kathrine Switzer – 1967 4:20 Roberta Gibb – 1966 3:21 "I think it's time to change the rules." Katherine Switzer
    5. 8. Billy Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes” - 1973
    6. 9. Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.”
    7. 10. Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.”
    8. 11. Definition – Canoe Paddler: “A man holding a single blade.” Can we leave now? BEARD PONYTAIL
    9. 12. c. 1965 Yonkers Canoe Club (NY) 1921 Washington Canoe Club Nancy Kalafus, Yonkers (NY) ~1972
    10. 13. Spain Washington Canoe Club c. 1962
    11. 15. Chairwoman of the IOC Women and Sport Commission Female canoeist in Ecuador. Why is she racing against male kayakers?
    12. 16. Spain Serbia Spain France Ecuador
    13. 18. Chairwoman of the IOC Women and Sport Commission
    14. 19. 2009 Pan American Championships 2006 Pan American Championships
    15. 20. Spain Ecuador
    16. 21. Spain Ecuador
    17. 22. Spain Ecuador
    18. 23. SUPPORT OUR OLYMPIC DREAM FOR 2016!

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