The suit is over CrossFit's policy requiring participants in the CrossFit Games, a competition designed to determine the fittest man and the fittest woman, to compete among members of the gender they were born into. The lawyer for athlete Chloie Jonsson claims Jonsson wouldn’t have a physiological advantage over other women in the CrossFit Games because Jonsson has long been taking hormones to feminize her body.
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Transgender Athlete Files Suit Against Fitness Competition Sponsor
- Saturday, Mar 15 2014
- News Roundup
- Written by PLP News
An athlete who was born a man but has lived as a woman since gender reassignment surgery in 2006 is suing the fitness company CrossFit. So reports CNN.