Girls Sports Bras for a Cause

by MaryAnne Gucciardi October 30, 2015 2 min read

  We’ve been amazed by the response to our request for donations of sports bras for girls in India who are part of Goals for Girls‘ initiative. But we’re just blown away by the efforts of Zoe, a 12-year old, soccer-loving girl from New York state, who took our idea and ran with it. As ...

Body Shaming Female Athletes Makes My Blood Boil

by MaryAnne Gucciardi July 14, 2015 2 min read

  It’s been an amazing few weeks for women’s sports – from the Women’s World Cup to Wimbledon. I’ve found myself in awe of the athleticism, teary-eyed with exhilaration and pride, and delighted with so much of the media coverage. But an article on the day of the Wimbledon women’s finals got my blood boiling. ...

What’s So Great about the Women’s World Cup?

by MaryAnne Gucciardi June 26, 2015 2 min read

  My inspiration for Dragonwing girlgear was sparked on the sidelines of North Carolina soccer fields, and I still watch hundreds of girls’ soccer games each year. So you won’t be surprised to hear that I LOVE the Women’s World Cup. My reasons are personal — the level of play is amazing and the stories of ...

NWSL Preseason Update

by MaryAnne Gucciardi March 29, 2013 5 min read

Spring is finally here and the NWSL inaugural season is just about ready to get underway. Teams are gearing up for the start of the season and Dragonwing girlgear is offering a unique perspective of the preseason of each NWSL team. Here is a team by team update: Boston Breakers: Update: U.S. national team members ...

Previewing the National Women’s Soccer League

by MaryAnne Gucciardi February 12, 2013 4 min read

In November of 2012, the soccer world heard exciting news from U.S. soccer president Suni Guladi about the creation of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The eight-team league will begin this spring and features many prominent soccer players including FIFA player of the year Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Heather O’Reilly. While some of ...

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