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TAG: Women in Turf

Sports stadium manager shares experience at Bayer’s Women in Golf

October 15, 2020By

A challenge of being a woman in the sports turf industry, according to Sun Roesslein, CSFM, a sports stadium manager with Jeffco Public Schools in Colorado, is the general misconception that many coaches who play at their field for the first time often ask, “I’d like to talk to the guy in charge.” To which she replies, “Yeah, you’re talking... read more

Abby Wambach teams up with RISE to support natural turf

July 30, 2015By

RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) and Abby Wambach, co-captain of the World Cup champion U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, have announced a partnership to raise awareness about the benefits of natural turf. Wambach became a spokesperson in the media for the support of natural grass fields shortly after FIFA announced in July 2014 that the 2015 Women’s World Cup’s nine stadiums would feature synthetic turf... read more

Women’s World Cup synthetic turf reportedly reaches 120 F

June 8, 2015By

The controversial synthetic turf at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Canada, was reportedly a steep 120 degrees Fahrenheit at the start of the first Women’s World Cup game on June 6, although the temperature outside only reached 75 degrees. Julie Stewart-Binks, the official Women’s World Cup sideline reporter for Fox Sports, tweeted about the hot turf temperatures. (images below) According to the Washington... read more

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