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Brutes?

The image I chose to audit both represents and challenges the stereotype that the sport of professional hockey is believed to be a sport of brutes who consider fighting apart of hockey culture. When closely evaluating the image from a … Continue reading

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Soccer Is Soccer No Matter Who Plays It

One thing I like about soccer is that there are no changes in rules or equipment no matter who plays it. Unlike other sports, the rules for soccer maintain the same. Sports such as baseball and ice hockey alter their … Continue reading

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Black guys can jump, but White guys can’t.

Can white men not jump? Of course they can, but this is an ongoing joke in our society that they can’t jump and that Black, African American, men have more stamina to jump successfully. The whole “jumping” action goes far … Continue reading

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Spandex and Sports bras for a uniform

As a runner for many years, I always got teased or mocked for certain things that I either wore, said, or did with my friends.  A lot of times, people associate being a runner with assumptions of us always being … Continue reading

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Get a Job Beach Bum

Living in California we all know or have known at some point someone who surfs. The fact that we live so close to the Pacific ocean allows a lot of us to explore the freedoms of the oceans’ playgrounds. Here … Continue reading

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The real runner stereotype

As a newly proclaimed born again runner,I will admit that running has not been easy for me. When I see people run I honestly stereotype runners as a people who are lean, all around fit, and truly enjoy the activity … Continue reading

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Boot Camp: More than just the Camo.

What are the first five things you think of when you hear the words Boot Camp? Most people would thing of pain, endurance, military men, rigid structure and difficult obstacles. When you think of someone in boot camp, you probably … Continue reading

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