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.
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!