Kona

An Open Letter to the Women for Tri Board

Dear Women for Tri Board of Directors: I write regarding the announcement that three of your members will be participating in Ironman Kona in 2015.  Specifically: After conducting national research to determine the greatest barriers to women’s participation in triathlon, members of the Women For Tri board identified a need to support female athletes Read more…

Ironman

Who Is @50WomentoKona ?

Who is @50WomenToKona? I am….and YOU are…. WE all are!! The #50WomenToKona movement is not only about the women in the Kona Point Ranking system. The movement is about fairness and equality for ALL women in triathlon from the beginner signing up for her very first race to the multiple time Read more…

Ironman

Dear Ironman Sponsors

On March 8, 2015 thousands of tweets, Face Book posts and instagram pictures flooded social media supporting #50womentokona.  This grassroots support is fantastic, however, the direct line to WTC and Andrew Messick follows the money.  In order to continue to advocate for equality at Ironman World Championships, we need to Read more…

Women For Tri

35 Does Not Equal 50

When the Ironman / LifeTime Fitness Board of Advisors met in Tampa, Florida during the first week of February several members of the triathlon community, myself included, sent a letter to the board members asking them to consider the question of equal slots for female pros at Ironman World Championship races.   On February Read more…