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First International Women’s Kettlebell Sport Summit

Growth of female participation in Kettlebell Sport

Female participation in Kettlebell Sport has grown tremendously since the early 2000’s, with heavy influence from the Ice Chamber Kettlebell Girls who started lifting and inspiring women worldwide in 2008. Over the past few years, the number of female Masters of Sport has begun to climb, and women have started clamoring for “equality of the sexes” in the sport, i.e. double kettlebell events for women. As people all across the globe began to chime in about whether or not women should lift two kettlebells, there was a clear discrepancy between the loudest voices and the female ones – and shouldn’t women’s voices be the ones that count? 
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World Record Holder Kim Fox talks strength, mindset, and making history

If you are a female Kettlebell Sport lifter, you should know the name Kim Fox.

Kim is blasting through the “glass ceiling” in Kettlebell Sport, so to speak. Historically, women have only been allowed to compete in Snatch. Kim and Chelsey Marr took a big step for female athletes a few short weeks ago by showing the world there is no reason  women should not compete with two kettlebells – and heavy ones, at that.

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Kim F. and me after sharing the platform for our TALC sets at the Texas Open Kettlebell Sport Championships 2015.

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