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Fran Rider - Women's Hockey Pioneer
Submitted By DWGHA News on Thursday, June 08, 2017
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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