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Author: Lucas Aykroyd

Lucas Aykroyd

Lucas Aykroyd is an award-winning Vancouver journalist who has covered five Olympic women’s hockey tournaments and three IIHF Women’s World Championships. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun, and Ms. Magazine. In 2017, he founded the Irene Adler Prize, a scholarship for women writers.

Women’s Sports: Why Promoting Women Athletes Matters

A sports team celebrates a goal.

“If you can see it, you can be it.” In a nutshell, that’s why promoting women’s sports in the media matters. It empowers girls and women of all ages. Even if they’re not planning to exactly emulate, say, swimmer Penny Oleksiak – a four-time Olympic gold medalist – visible role models encourage everyone to go […]



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