Women intimidating women


I pretty much only knew how to change a flat tyre and put my chain back on if it fell off the chain rings.Thanks partly to Bristol Bike Project generally, and especially the women’s night there, I got totally hooked, and had a welcoming and non-intimidating space to volunteer fixing bikes for project users, and sharing knowledge with other mechanics on various stages on the road to ‘knowledge’.Twelve months later, I had thrown myself into it, worked really hard, and found myself at a skill level where I could get paid work as a mechanic and now work full time for a bike shop in London fixing up donated bikes for sale, and I love it!Erika Holst was the offensive catalyst for Sweden at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, helping lead her country to a surprise bronze medal finish with five points in five games.She was Canada's leading scorer with eleven goals at the 1990 Women's World Championship and was an all-star forward in 1992.James had also been a top Canadian scoring threat at the 19 World Championships and represented her country at the Pacific Rim Championship in 1996.Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Rebecca Johnston, starred for Cornell University before joining the Canadian national team.In 2012 she helped Canada to victory at the IIHF World Women's Championship and captured her first Olympic gold medal in 2010, scoring six points in five tournament games.

This is an open workshop, so drop in any time between 6pm and 9pm, no need to book a space.As such, women are often seen as unable to use tools and hence not trusted to use them.Women are perfectly capable of carrying out mechanical tasks and it is very important for them to have the space to learn new skills and practice existing skills without assumptions about ability based on gender.If it’s busy- you may have to grab a cup of tea and wait until a stand is free- or come back another week.We have a large selection of 2nd hand and new parts here at the Project that you can purchase.Guo Hong, dubbed "The Great Wall of China", was one of the elite netminders in women's hockey for over a decade beginning in the mid 1990s.

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