Caught in the Crossfire – Do We Really Need Hostesses at Skateboard Comps?

Claire Alleaume has written an interesting article over at Caught in the Crossfire about the presence of hostesses at large scale skateboarding competitions and what purpose that it serves. ‘Do We Really Need Hostesses at Skateboard Comps’ raises questions of gender stereotypes within skateboarding and the forcingĀ of ‘normal’ sporting tropes into our rapidly changing culture, and should be flagged as one thing you should definitely read today! Do so via the below, vaguely surreal (when put in the context of a skate comp) photo;


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