These Women Can: Female Success in the Iconic Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race

Danielle Sellwood and Guy Dresser speak to competitors in the ultra-distance, Devizes to Westminster canoe race, which this year saw unprecedented success by women.

Women weren’t allowed to run marathons for years. Infamous Youtube footage shows an official trying to stop American runner Katherine Switzer from completing the 1967 Boston marathon. Yet it was a British woman, Jasmin Paris, who ran away from all the men in the 268-mile Montane Spine race earlier this year, sparking much...

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