Tandyn Hirsch , Staff Writer November 23, But is it safe? Many coaches and school athletic programs still do not support girls with boys in athletic sports; and it should stay that way. The first reason would be that boys play more competitively, meaning the game will be more physical. And that can mean injuries.
By age 14, many girls are dropping out of sports at two times the rate of boys. Lack of access. Girls have 1. Lack of physical education in schools and limited opportunities to play sports in both high school and college mean girls have to look elsewhere for sports —which may not exist or may cost more money. Often there is an additional lack of access to adequate playing facilities near their homes that makes it more difficult for girls to engage in sports. Safety and transportation issues.
Trans athletes are making a travesty of women’s sports
Athletes posing nude for magazines and other photo shoots show us another dimension of their fearless, bold and athletic selves. They are a novel idea but are no more of shock value because of the sheer number of modern sports persons who agree to get photograph bare-bodied. Here is a list of athletes, some of who just turned up the heat while some created ripples with their bold photos. Scroll down to find out who these athletes are Arguably the best tennis player in history, Serena Williams has gone nude for a fashion magazine cover.
While the sporting world is typically dominated by male athletes, there have been many female athletes throughout history that have proved that playing sports does not mean that you have to be manly, or that the sporting industry stops female athletes from acknowledging their feminine side outside of their profession. Over the years, Playboy has made it easy for female athletes to show off their less aggressive side, by taking women from around the globe from their sports and given them a laid-back, fun and sexy shoot to embrace the wondrous image that is the female body. Female athletes have become endless stories of unique role models and fascinating obsessions, all of which are mainly based around their diversity; how they can be tough, strong and athletic, yet sustain a soft, feminine and beautiful side to them. Whether it has been for publicity, woman empowerment or athletic inspirations, here are the top 15 female athletes that have posed for Playboy.