Shrinking and Pinking “Chick” Fights

I learned a new term this month: “Chicked.”  Apparently that’s what you say in skiing when a woman beats a man on the slopes. Here’s an excerpt from an article describing what it is to be chicked: “That’s a verb used in ski racing – chicked – to chick someone,” explained Canadian alpine racer Larisa […]

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More Shrinking and Pinking: The Barbie Edition

This was syndicated on BlogHer on April 11, 2011 as “Athletic Barbies and Real Women in Sports.” Check it out HERE and see some more great images! A few weeks ago I wrote about shrinking and pinking. What’s that? It’s how a many athletic clothing and gear manufacturers make products for women– they simply shrink […]

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