Women Athletes Getting Equal Prize

Still Newsworthy –ESPN proudly announced the news back in October of 2008 that the X Games and Winter X Games will feature equal prize money for both men and women. It started with the Winter X Games 13 that were recently held  in Aspen last month. The men and women athletes now will compete at all X Games events equal cash awards.  it’s not just at the X Games, recently The Burton Global Series has also stepped up and evened the pay.

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It’s great to see  the progression of women in action sports getting the respect they deserve. Big thanks to all the efforts  that made this a reality!

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