ATHLETIC - HAGS EP 019

This week we dive into the world of female athletes, the differences between women’s professional sports and men’s professional sports, Serena Williams in all her glory, Jeff Goldblum’s workout gear, and a GQ photoshoot gets a badass gender-swap. 

Here are some of the things we reference in this episode:

The Top 50 Hottest Female Athletes of 2017:

The Top 50 Hottest Female Athletes of 2017

If you ask us the female athlete body type is the most attractive of all body types. I am sure this is not a big surprise coming from TheAthleticBuild.com. We have painstakingly researched female athlete after female athlete to come up with the 50 hottest for 2017.

Athletic Women Get Their Muscles Photoshopped Away:

World's Highest Paid Athletes 2017:

World's Highest Paid Athletes 2017

The 100 top-earning athletes hail from 21 countries and compete in 11 sports with Americans and basketball players the most prevalent. Over the last 12 months, they banked a cumulative $3.11 billion with 29% derived from endorsements and appearances.

Women's Sports is a Feminist Issue:

Women's Sports Is a Feminist Issue

Female athletes have historically received very little attention from activists and advocates for gender equality. Why? When I told my friends and family I'd be going to Brazil for the World Cup last year, they looked at me like I'd just won the lottery.

Why Aren't Women's Sports as Big as Men's?

Why Aren't Women's Sports as Big as Men's?

With the women's World Cup in full swing this week, The Atlantic has two pieces examining the differences that female soccer players face compared to their male counterparts. Arguing that soccer is a " feminist issue," Maggie Mertens is frustrated that female players don't get much attention from the mainstream media and feminist activists alike.

This Week GQ Published a Sexist Climbing Piece, and Outdoor Research Stepped in With THe Perfect Response:

This Week GQ Published a Sexist Climbing Piece, and Outdoor Research Stepped in With The Perfect Response

4 days ago, GQ published a piece on climbing and couture clothing. In it, they have a feature of famous male rock climbers alongside an equal number of women who they admit are auxiliary objects: " we took three premier climbers and a couple of cute friends weekend warrioring" Yesterday, Outdoor Research responded with a perfectly inverted rebuttal, recreating the entire GQ article in its inverse: "we took three A-number-1 climbers and some adorable friends out for a weekend jaunt where all the far-out cool kids go-Vantage."

Women's Sport History:

Women's Sport History

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