Originally Posted by ScottMcLeod
Yep. It'd be nice if people would accept it like paintball/lasertag, but unfortunately they won't.
theres a defeatist attitude.
people will believe what they want to believe, but what they read can influence what they believe. look at this way, right now theyre already thinking "omg, para military freaks training to do evil things", so if you dont do anything, nothing will change.
The girl in the article was the journalist that came to US. not the other way round. she approached us asking to do an article on the sport.
all the same, like Amos said, there are girls in the MAA on teams who actually come out on a regular basis. including one on our team.