In its description, the clip says, “Surfing tends to take itself pretty seriously, and women’s surfing carries the extra burden of not only having to be serious, but also be sexy. ” And the gals sure take the piss out of it. “What’s with all these girls on Insta just posing near their surfboards?
Lauren Hill, a pro surfer who earned a degree in Environmental and Social Science from Stetson University and currently resides in Byron Bay, pontificates the compounding mess in the intersection of social media, marketing, and sex appeal in women’s surfing in her new short film Pear Shaped.
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