Women in the Tube: A New Era

December 21, 2022

With the 2022 Vans Pipeline Masters’ significantly expanded and a remarkably diverse women’s division emphatically justifying its format with Carissa Moore’s amazing first-round Backdoor barrel, it seems like the appropriate time to consider the relatively recent paradigm shift in women’s tube riding. A dramatic advancement. And while finally receiving overdue recognition from a decidedly testosterone-heavy demographic and male-oriented media, this advancement has, up to this point, never been thoughtfully examined. The Inertia