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This one thing could keep your tween girl in sports

Why do middle school girls quite sports? Thanks to Chris Deacon for her informative article in the Sept 6 issue of Today's Parent.    Studies show that girls start quitting sports in the tween years—this solution might surprise you. Photo: Today's Parent Growing up, Juanita Lee ran track and rowed, but her sport of choice was tennis. She played the game from age six until age 14 when— seemingly overnight— her breasts grew from a 32A to 34DD. The change immediately set her apart from her more petite, flat-chested opponents and made the teenager extremely self-conscious. She hated the sensation of her breasts moving when she ran on the court and how exposed she felt in her scoop-neck tennis dress whose padded...

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The “why” of Dragonwing girlgear.

People often ask me why I am so passionate about sports and girls and I have a simple, important reason – we need this generation of girls, now more than ever, to reach their potential.  Sports participation at any level is one path to actualizing potential –it is established and proven – we don’t need ...

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The Best Thing a Girl Can Say About a Bra

  Most people don’t talk much about their underwear. And if you’re a preteen or teen girl, it’s likely you really don’t want to talk about your bra, especially your first bra, with anyone. That’s why we’re always thrilled when we hear that girls love their Dragonwing sports bras, not just because of the perfect fit ...

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Two Sports Bras isn’t Enough for Athletic Girl

  Wendy’s teen daughter got her first Racer Sports Bra at the start of the summer — two actually – one each in black/teal and white lime! She loves them and has “been begging for some more!” After she ordered four more Racers in early August, Wendy generously wrote a review on our website. Great quality ...

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