Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Thursday

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January 2015

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She Wakes the Waters

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BY KAREN VOLKMAN She goes, she is, she wakes the waters primed in their wave-form, a flux of urge struck into oneness, the solid surge seeking completion, and strikes and shatters and is its fragments, distinction’s daughters and now, unholding, the cleave and merge the hew and fusing, plundering the verge and substance is the […]

Thursday

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January 2015

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Friday

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November 2014

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Board of Media

Written by , Posted in Media Literacy, Surfeminism

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Emma Shoesmith is a tow-headed, Brit firecracker who is currently living in London and studying at the University of Westminster. She has an infectious sense of humor, a deep-seated passion for action sports, and a refreshing vision on how to creatively package a critical perspective of women’s (under)representation and inequality in board and action sports. […]

Wednesday

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October 2014

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Nº5: #theonethatIwant ?

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The new advert for Chanel Nº5, which features Gisèle Bündchen digitally surfing on a wax-less, black board, is making its way through the surf-o-sphere with commentary about how cheesy it is, but it may be the perfect representation of the desired trajectory of women’s surfing as it was created and disseminated by the surf industry […]

Wednesday

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March 2014

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And what of the current state of women’s pro surfing?

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, Feminism, History, Surfing

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“It’s time to take women’s competitive surfing to the next level.” These words have been echoing through the halls of women’s surfing since pro surfing began in earnest in 1976. Then, only 20% of the total prize purse for competitions was allocated to female competitive surfers. With the exponential growth in participation and interest in […]

Monday

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February 2014

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Act Imperfectly! Broadly!

Written by , Posted in Surfing, Writing

Seasons drift, one into the other, as if there are actually, really, seriously no seasonal changes here in Southern California. During this cross-over of ’13 to ’14 this holds more true than any seasonal (non)shift that I can recall. Weeks of solid 70+ degree heat beckons pores that gladly give up their saline treasures. The […]

Thursday

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October 2013

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Eddie Would Go. Maya Ought to Think Twice?: How we are progressing past sexism in our culture.

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Media Literacy, Surfing

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Sexist sentiments that one might expect to find around Maya Gabeira’s surviving a botched rescue attempt after tackling one of the largest waves (if not the largest) ever attempted by a female in a tow-in scenario, I found written by a woman on Surfer Magazine’s website and in comments by industry stalwarts, viz. a couple […]

Friday

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October 2013

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