A South African group started one called The Women Love Sport campaign. “The Women Love Sport (WLS) campaign is a collaborative movement of ordinary people seeking to respond to the incident in which a young teenage girl won half the prize money of her male counterpart in a surfing competition in South Africa,” it reads. “The question is: Can public outcry lead to positive change? We think it can.
Then the competition organizers were like, “oh no, we’re not taking the blame for this shit! ” and passed the buck to the WSL. “The World Surf League is the governing and sanctioning body of the event that determines all prize money and rankings,” they wrote on Facebook. “We have brought this to their attention for further comment.
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