Deta Hedman speak out on an enduring taboo

Source: Telegraph

Frimley Green, 2014, and the final of the BDO Darts World Championship. Deta Hedman is just moments away from the crowning glory of her career - two sets up on Lisa Ashton, and throwing for the title. 

Hedman has been the picture of ice-cool concentration all night but as she steps up to the oche, something seems different. She looks distracted, sweaty and uncomfortable. Her throws are off, and she loses the leg, then quickly the set. Shortly after, she is shaking Ashton's hand, congratulating her on a remarkable 3-2 comeback victory.

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