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Marguerite Weber was the only female hydroplane racer long before the E.R.A. Although it took her some time to prove herself to male racers, Weber won many trophies and was always invited to races. Weber raced under any conditions, including in an electrical storm and after half of her face was bandaged following injury.
Jan Boxill, lecturer and associate chair of philosophy, says sports reflect our values and teach us how to view ourselves and the world. Because athletes have a public role, Boxill believes there should be a mentoring system to teach athletes how to set a good example.