Tribute to Sports Women by athletes of the World Surf League – International Women’s Day


Sports Women would be honored on International Women’s Day by the participants of the The World Surf League by wearing the names of the women athletes on their jersey’s.

Women’s History Month & International Women’s Day

This would be done honor women sports persons in March which is Women’s History Month and 8th March is International Women’s Day

MEO Pro Portugal Championship Tour

Surfers at the MEO Pro Portugal Championship Tour which is being held in Portugal have chosen a woman whom they want to honor.

Billie Jean King, Cathy Freeman, Ronda Rousey, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, as well as current CT surfers, Carissa Moore and Stephanie Gilmore are among the names chosen.

Names on the Jersey

“Equality and inclusion are at the core of everything we do at the WSL,” said WSL SVP of Tours and Head of Competition, Jessi Miley-Dyer.

“It’s really important to our athletes and the WSL to use our voices to celebrate the values that make our league unique in the world of sport. Taking this moment to celebrate the leaders in sport who paved the way is important, and I’m thrilled that our athletes have embraced the opportunity.”