Media

  • February 18, 2010. LaVoi talked with Buck Benson of The Roadhouse Radio Show on WTIP, a community radio station broadcasting on the North Shore of Lake Superior. LaVoi discussed the benefits of sport participation for girls.
  • February 15, 2010. LaVoi quoted in the New York Times Well Blog on the benefit of sports to girls entitled “As Girls Become Women, Sports Pay Dividends,” by Tara Parker-Pope.
    • February 10, 2010. LaVoi appears in a KARE-11 TV video interview as part of a short piece entitled “Lindsey Vonn poses for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.” LaVoi’s recent blog post drew fire in highlighting the media’s propensity to portray female athletes as sex objects.
    • January 13, 2010. LaVoi commented in a WCCO video interview on concerns regarding Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn’s weight. Some Austrian coaches had commented that Vonn’s higher weight advantages her. LaVoi points out that “when it comes to female athletes, many people talk more about how they look than what they actually do.”
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    One response

    23 06 2010
    Michelle

    Don’t know if you heard about his yet, but the first women have been named to the Hockey Hall of Fame : http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/06/22/sp-hockey-hall.html

    Of course the author of the story still feels a need to tell us how many children Angela James has, and who Cammie Granato is married to…

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