Allison Stokke was an online sensation, but it turned her life upside down

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When the photo of Allison Stokke first circulated a decade ago, she was just 17 years old and had no idea how to handle it. However, as time went by, she began to question the whole situation and the inequality of her experience.

Different for men

In a recent interview, Stokke questioned the difference between men and women sports stars. In this comparison, she noted how she had never known a photograph to go viral of a sportsman who wasn’t already at the top of their game, and one of the best in their field. Stokke was just an amateur when her photograph was taken – but because she was attractive, she was exploited.

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