Pamela Boteler (WomenCANIntl)



United States

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Basketball, Olympics, Paralympics, Summer Games, Winter Games, Running, Watersports

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Top U.S. Ocean Surfski Paddler Beata Cseke Talks About Growing Women's Surfski
posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:21am

Beata Cseke is an extraordinary athlete and human being.  Besides being one of the top ocean surfski paddlers in the U.S., she is an incredibly kind person who genuinely wants to help women and girls at any level get into surfski paddling and enjoy t...more

Vote for Women's Ski Jumping Pioneer Lindsey Van for U.S. Flag Bearer - Sochi Opening Ceremony
posted on January 29, 2014 at 8:48am

Vote for Women's Ski Jumping Pioneer Lindsey Van for U.S. Flag Bearer for the Sochi Opening Ceremony. VOTE HERE  http://www.nbcolympics.com/news/vote-who-should-be-flag-bearer-united-states No athlete more deserving than this woman who risked her c...more

Canoe Santas Wishing All a Very Merry Christmas!
posted on December 24, 2013 at 6:42pm

Our favorite Santas (from Romania) wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Holiday Season. Olympic Rings are still on our wish- list! ...more

2020 Vision for Women's Canoe and Olympic Canoe/Kayak
posted on December 21, 2013 at 7:51pm

WomenCAN International - Our 2014-2020 Goals: By 2020: 2020 – Tokyo Olympics – Balance between Canoe & Kayak and Men & Women – events and distances, at all levels of the sport   A Sport/Federation name which accu...more

ICF's 2020 Women's Canoe Proposal Lacks a Strategy and Transparency / Women's Canoe = Ready for Rio
posted on November 27, 2013 at 4:17pm

A proposal from the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to include two women’s canoe single events in the 2020 Olympics has left Australian Canoe Slalom World Champion Jessica Fox “unimpressed.” She was angered by the November 15, 201...more

Olympic Paddler Says ICF's "No Changes for Rio 2016" A Step Back for Women & Sport.
posted on November 19, 2013 at 10:20pm

SPORTSCENE received the article below from an athlete who wishes to remain anonymous for reasons as explained below. WomenCAN International applauds this paddler for speaking out and respects their wish to remain anonymous. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++...more

Olympics Still Closed for Women's Canoe? ICF Says No Changes for Rio2016
posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:34pm

Is the International Canoe Federation Open to Change? Article by Keith Lyons http://keithlyons.me/open-to-change/ His exhortation for the ICF to be much more pro-active in change: "I do think we have an important window of conscience available to us in...more

Slalom Canoe World Champion Jessica Fox (AUS) Slams ICF Over Misleading Statements
posted on November 17, 2013 at 9:58pm

Jessica Fox (AUS) Slams the International Canoe Federation over misleading statements in their recent press release about their proposal to add women's canoe events for Tokyo2020. "As a C1 woman, to know it will be in the Olympics is great news, however ...more

Richard Fox Slams ICF for Delaying Women's Canoe Inclusion Until Tokyo2020
posted on November 17, 2013 at 7:29pm

Richard Fox slams the ICF over delaying inclusion of Women's Canoe until Tokyo 2020.      http://www.sportscene.tv/news/fox-slams-icf-over-olympic-plan "...high level female athletes continue to be significantly restricted in their acces...more

First-ever Women’s Canoe Events Proposed for Tokyo 2020
posted on November 15, 2013 at 9:01pm

NEWS ALERT:   International Canoe Federation (ICF) announces they will propose C1 (singles canoe) Women’s Canoe Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympics - for the Sprint and Slalom disciplines.    #equalympics  #womenscanoe Current Olymp...more

Is It Really a New Era for Women's Sport? The International Canoe Federation's Dirty Little Secret
posted on November 4, 2013 at 7:34pm

WomenCAN International participated in the 8th Annual Play the Game Conference in Aarhus, Denmark, October 28-31, 2013.  Link to presentation and speech script here. Play the Game’s aim is to strengthen the ethical foundation of sport and...more

CBC Special – Women’s Canoeing Should Have Place in Olympics
posted on June 27, 2013 at 8:56pm

Canoeing has one of the poorest gender equality ratios of any Summer Olympic sport, and although female kayakers are allowed to compete in both the sprint and slalom disciplines, female canoeists are kept out of the Games altogether. CBC Sports Special: ...more

posted on May 7, 2013 at 11:44pm

Help us reach 5,000 signatures to press the President of the International Canoe Federation, Mr. Jose Perurena, and the International Olympic Committee to lift the ban on women's canoeing at the Olympics. Please sign and share our petition:  https:...more

Sportscene's Take: Academic report shuns Rogge’s “major boost for gender equality” at London 2012
posted on April 7, 2013 at 9:36pm

Sportscene's Nicolaas Harding breaks down the University of Torontos report - which analysed whether London 2012 was in fact a model for gender equality in sport - for Olympic Canoe/Kayak. Results are, despite more female athletes competing in e...more

Larry Cain - Olympic Canoeing Gold Medalist on Women's Canoe and Olympic Gender Inequality
posted on April 4, 2013 at 9:12pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Canoeist Larry Cain speaks out on gender inequality in Olympic Canoeing "I'll probably ruffle a few feathers with this post, but it needs to be said. It's time for women to race canoe in the Olympics and continuing to ignore gende...more

University of Toronto Report Reveals Inequalities at London 2012
posted on April 4, 2013 at 7:48pm

The London 2012 Olympics - A Gender Equality Audit. From the Centre for Sport Policy Studies at the University of Toronto, Peter Donnelly and Michele K. Donnelly analysed gender equality in sport using the case of the 2012 London Olympics.   WOMEN'...more

Olympic Canoeing Survives IOC Axe - But is Gender Equity on the ICF Agenda?
posted on March 16, 2013 at 10:19pm

In a recent article the International Canoe Federation (ICF) stated it was “disappointed” at its shock appearance among the sports in the firing line (the "Bottom 5") last month when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was considering wh...more

Women's Canoe - Long Overdue: An In-Depth Analysis as to Why Women's Canoe Isn't In the Olympics
posted on March 2, 2013 at 1:45pm

“There is no excuse for perpetuating the blatant sexism that persists at the Games.Not only do women compete in only 21 sports while men take part in 27, but the program of events in most sports has fewer events for women. At the Olympics women do k...more

London's High Court permits Female Canoeist's lawsuit to proceed
posted on July 21, 2012 at 10:27pm

On Thursday, London's High Court granted permission for British National Sprint Canoe Champion Sam Rippington's lawsuit to proceed.  In addition, "The IOC and the Olympic Delivery Authority have been ordered to be joined as interested parties. The ca...more

LOCOG Deflects Equality Responsibilities
posted on July 20, 2012 at 2:12pm

LOCOG continues to deflect equality responsibilities. See article in"The Guardian."  http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/jul/19/london-2012-japan-australia-sexism.  British National Champion Canoeist Samantha Rippington is not asking for...more

posted on July 19, 2012 at 1:00am

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***   FEMALE CANOEIST TAKE OLYMPIC INEQUALITY TO COURT CLAIMS LOCOG IS IN BREACH OF EQUALITY ACT 2010 Samantha Rippington (Left in photo), an elite female canoeist from Reading, will today launch a High Court challenge to th...more

Why Isn't Women’s Canoe in the Olympics?
posted on July 6, 2012 at 11:55am

Abby Hoffman, the famous Canadian sports icon wrote the following in the Ottawa Citizen in reference to the  1996 Olympic Games:           “There is no excuse for perpetuating the blatant sexism that persists at...more

Iran's First Female Canoeist Wins Silver at ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup #3
posted on June 3, 2012 at 6:26pm

Russia’s Maria Kazakova dominates the Women’s C1 200 meter event to take Gold at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup #3, in Moscow. Following closely behind was Iran’s first female canoeist Nadyeh Talanak for the Silver. Russia’s Mar...more

Breaking News: The IOC adds Women's Canoe to the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games
posted on May 29, 2012 at 12:57am

BREAKING NEWS: IOC accepts the inclusion of women's canoe to the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China!! The IOC decided to accept six new events to generate team atmosphere, promote gender equality and balance sprint and endurance events. The...more

Women's Canoe Results - U.S. Slalom Canoe Olympic Trials/World Cup Selection
posted on April 18, 2012 at 10:33am

U.S. Women Canoeists paddle strong at U.S. Canoe/Kayak Slalom Olympic Trials in Charlotte, NC....more

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