In the very beginning, 1972 to be precise, there was a piece of legislation, Title IX, 37 words, that paved the way for girls and women to take to the fields and courts across America. Soon those same young women stormed from the locker rooms into the world of work, busting barriers in board rooms, operating rooms, court rooms and yes, even oval rooms.
Only 8% of certified rock guides are women.
If that gets you mad, you’re not alone.
For Lizzy VanPatten, it made her get climbing.
We sat down with Lizzy, a Certified Rock Guide, owner of She Moves Mountains, and T9 model, after an amazing T9 photoshoot at Smith Rock to get her take on climbing, starting her own business, and being a woman in the still very much guys’ world of rock climbing.
Lizzy On: Being Your Own Boss (more…)
After months of prep and planning, hundreds of hours reviewing nearly 100 amazing stories, and testing out tons of killer gear, the wait is finally over. Title Nine is beyond stoked to announce the nine finalists for our second annual T9 Movers & Makers Pitchfest.
INTRODUCING OUR STARTING NINE: (more…)