Women's Ski Jumping Leaps for Equality

On February 11, a 15-year fight for equality will come to a head when athletes hit the slopes for women’s ski jumping for the first time in the Winter Olympics.

On Feb. 11, a 15-year fight for equality will come to an end when female ski jumpers take off for the first time in the Winter Olympics. The move should be hailed as a historic achievement for female Olympians without forgetting the decades of resistance they faced from male authority figures touting outdated notions of health.

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