GIRLS CAN’T SURF – Review by Liz Braun

Equal wages, equal opportunities, equal treatment — the history of women in sport is a history of underdogs having to prove themselves over and over and over again. How the battle for equal treatment unfolded on the waves is the subject matter of Girls Can’t Surf, an energetic examination of women’s struggle to find equality in a male-dominated sport. The charismatic women pioneers of the surfing world are the reason to see this dynamic documentary. Featured are those who broke the surf ceiling and made sure contemporary female surfers were seen as athletes and not sideshow entertainment.

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