'Stand out, not up’: bodyboarders, gendered hierarchies and negotiating the dynamics of pride/shame

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
Title'Stand out, not up’: bodyboarders, gendered hierarchies and negotiating the dynamics of pride/shame Author(S)Gordon Waitt (Author)
Abstract  In this paper, bodyboarders who surf the breaks of the Illawarra, New South Wales talk about their surfing experiences. We are particularly interested in leisured exclusions. Bodyboarders’ principal concern appears to be territorialisation of surf breaks and the legitimisation of bodyboarding in a sport where they are disavowed a 'real’ surfing identity based on shortboarders’ desire to claim superiority. ...Paginationp 487-506
SubjectRecreation and performing artsDescriptorsLeisure
Journal TitleLeisure studies : the journal of the Leisure Studies Association  
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