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-- this is very big story actually the question around the globe we're going for the gold in Vancouver right now but some of the best ski jumpers in the world.
Are not allowed to be part of this competition why because -- women.
Dan Springer maybe I'm coming over British Columbia Canada -- -- I remember when they first got the -- when they were told I'm sorry women's ski jumping is not allowed in the Olympics too dangerous ladies.
How about that.
Absolutely absolutely crushing for these ladies and some of these women are very good in fact the best in the world the world champ.
Is an American named Lindsay fan but as a sport.
The International Olympic Committee says the women aren't quite ready to fly.
The first gold medal of the 30 Winter Olympics in Vancouver went to a ski jumper from Switzerland.
At the same time to women's ski jumpers on the Canadian team.
We're holding a news conference blasting the international Olympic committee's decision to exclude them and all of the female competitors from the games.
Where lots of people have -- listen I was eight there was no way the thing I can happen -- remember the same kind of fell hard.
To watch something that we should be there with them and we should be having the same experiences them.
In 2006 the IOC rejected a women's ski jumpers petition to join the Olympics one official said quote it was not appropriate from a medical point of view.
Others decided they were not enough good female jumpers.
What an Olympic Medal is about.
Is to be the best of the best among a large number of Mexicans of participants.
There are a 160 female ski jumpers from eighteen countries more athletes -- several exports including bobsled and luge.
With help from a former mayor of Salt Lake City you talk the women sued in Canadian court claiming describe.
You look at the composition.
These ski jumping committee.
This the International Ski Federation there is not a single woman on that on that body.
Now British Columbia judge agreed that the women were the victims of discrimination but he also said he had no power to tell the IOC.
They have to let them and but I think -- are looking up for the women.
In two years in the youth Olympic Games for the first time ever.
Females will be ski jumping so it looks good for four years from now in Sochi Russia.
Why you know and enact -- pretty dangerous sports and Olympics you look at snowboard cross and skier cross in all of that.
The fact that this distinction was made that eliminated these women I think is an interesting very interesting story I'm glad -- -- -- of attention to it.
Dan thanks keep us posted.
In two years -- they'll be boxing in this summer Olympic -- will sell like yeah I mean -- that are doing dangerous things already now it's it's fascinating crazy thank you very much.
-- -- -- -- You -- your huge fan I'm a big song and I loved ones and.
This game -- snowboard stuff is off the hook it and this -- -- -- goes off later tonight about a night.
-- and read ahead -- luck this land -- indeed.
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