Fran Rider - Women's Hockey Pioneer, News (Durham West Girls Hockey)

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Jun 08, 2017 | DWGHA News | 1222 views
Fran Rider - Women's Hockey Pioneer
Fran Rider, a relentless women’s hockey pioneer, has seen it all through 50 years of service.

A driving force behind the international women’s hockey movement of the 1980s and ’90s, Rider has long been credited with playing a key role in organizing the sport’s first world championships and lobbying for its inclusion in the Olympics.

In 2015, she became the first female to join the IIHF Hall of Fame in the “builders” category.

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