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Gender Divide and Hardcourt Bike Polo

New nonfiction from The Writing Disorder summer 2013 issue includes Challenging the Myth of Female Frailty in the 21st Century: Insight on coed competition in hardcourt bike polo by Krista Carlson. I have never even heard of hardcourt bike polo, so it was fun to be introduced to it in the context of Carlson’s personal experience playing the game. Her perspective, which includes some history of Title IX and conversations with a number of players, is one to consider for all sports in which there is a gender divide.

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