You gotta love the fight of Riley Gaines.
Former college swimmer Riley Gaines tweeted out Tuesday that the Harvard University swimming team was apparently sent a letter about transgender swimmer Lia Thomas competing in their sport.
Now a champion of fairness and equality in women’s sports, Gaines has spoken out against Thomas, the NCAA and other entities that embrace biological males participating in female sports.
The letter that Gaines was made aware of and then posted on her social media reads:
“The conversations and controversy surrounding Lia have been challenging to read. In particular, they focus or (sic) what is fair and what is ethical. Regardless of your personal stance, Lia has been incredibly transparent and is abiding by all NCAA rules. That is a fact. Having watched [Schuyler Bailar]’s transition first hand, I can tell you that if it wasn’t for the support of the teams, he may not be here today.
Life is more important than politics. While we will never tell you what to do or what to believe, it doesn’t benefit out team from winning a championship if we spend our collective energy getting annoyed or frustrated. Let the NCAA figure out their next steps. Let us