Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Tuesday

16

July 2013

91

COMMENTS

“quick someone shoot that… feminist dyke”

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Gay, Politics, Surfing

Warwick BillSA

How controlling is Big Surfing? What are its mechanisms of control? Is this really the happy-go-lucky lifestyle it professes to be? I’ll leave that to the reader’s discretion to determine. 1) People who disagreed with Chad Wells’ comments are not all “dykes” 2) Asking Big Surfing to enter the 21st century does not equal the […]

Tuesday

28

May 2013

13

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Monday

20

May 2013

2

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Thursday

5

January 2012

3

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China and Big Surfing

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Politics, Surfing

"Statues on the beach create an interesting backdrop"

“Sports themselves are not political, but they have important political functions. The close connection between sports and national identity takes different forms in different countries at various stages of development, and in China it has special significance. The phrase ‘a weak country has no sports’ has particularly painful associations for Chinese people [owing to China’s […]