Before Female Surfers Were Sex Symbols, They Were Trailblazers
While many are hopeful that the WSL's new rules will change the tone of women's surfing, active role models among female athletes can also shift perspectives, surfer Darcy Roland says. "When women and girls have role models to identify with," she wrote for surf blog The Inertia, "it helps them to eliminate the unconscious bias that exists about what a surfer is supposed to look like."
The 5 Most Influential Professional Women Surfers of All Time
Marge Calhoun - Makaha International winner and pioneering woman surfer