Add another chapter to ever present debate over females covering male-dominated sports.
It has traditionally been a male-dominated sport, but women's football has become increasingly prominent in recent years.
With that step she joined a male-dominated sport without any female championships at the time.
Historically, all American football officials have been males, corresponding with the male-dominated sport.
Demand is increasing for women to take advantage of their drawing power in a male-dominated sport.
As with motorsport in general, rallying is a male-dominated sport.
"It is still a male-dominated sport, but there are a lot of good male riders who don't make it, too."
"She pretty much came into a male-dominated sport and showed 'em who was boss."
The fact that no other female was competing on the national circuit kept Krys in the spotlight of a male-dominated sport.
"It's a male-dominated sport," said Mary Nelson, 26, a college graduate who has been competing in the women's street skating event for two years.