Female Athletics & the Predators Inside

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang last February were followed by a jarring juxtaposition of news stories. On one side, the media offered some laudatory stories of women who managed to combine motherhood with careers as high-level athletes. Kikkan Randall, for instance, who won a gold medal in cross-country skiing, is also the mother of a toddler. During the months of rigorous training and traveling leading up to the Olympics, she and her husband, with the help...

 

is the managing editor of the Howard Center's quarterly journal, The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #45, Summer 2018 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo45/jungle-gyms