Beyond Triathlon: A Dual Memoir of Masters Women Athletes

Celeste Callahan, Dottie Dorion, Jane E. Hunt

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Abstract

Female students today never knew a time without Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which protects students from sex-based discrimination and exclusion in education programs or activities. It benefits all women, especially female athletes. This dual memoir recounts the lives of Celeste Callahan and Dottie Dorion, who were athletes before Title IX was passed. Callahan and Dorion were runners and triathletes who constantly battled gender norms and stereotypes. The memoirs of the two athletes’ oral and written accounts are stitched together to detail their journey through sport against societal standards and pressures.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationJefferson, North Carolina
PublisherMcFarland & Company, Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4766-4193-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4766-8170-2
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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