The “why” of Dragonwing girlgear.

by MaryAnne Gucciardi December 13, 2016 2 min read

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 ...

Stock up on Summer Camp Essentials

by MaryAnne Gucciardi June 07, 2015 1 min read

Is your sports girl heading off to camp this summer? Dragonwing makes packing for summer camp easy! Stock up on essential base layers that will keep her comfortable, cool, and confident all summer long. • four-way stretch, moisture-wicking fabric for a cool, perfect fit • anti-microbial & odor resistant even in hot, humid weather • tag-free design and ...

Dragonwing shorts in Singapore!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi April 12, 2015 1 min read

We love to see what girls do in their Dragonwing girlgear! Sue tagged us on Instagram today with a couple of photos showing her daughter Courtney rock climbing in Singapore in her Un-Dee Light Compression Shorts. Tag us or send us a photo of what you do in your Dragonwing girlgear, and we may feature ...

Play Wedgie-Free & Without Distraction

by MaryAnne Gucciardi July 18, 2014 1 min read

Monica watched her 10-year old granddaughter on the softball field as she adjusted her uniform again and again, tugging at the bulky compression shorts that were bunching up under her uniform. The girl glanced around self-consciously each time to see if anyone noticed. “She was totally distracted by those shorts that just didn’t fit properly,” ...

Getting Girls Off the Sidelines & Into the Game

by MaryAnne Gucciardi June 20, 2014 1 min read

With much of the world’s eyes and screens tuned in to the World Cup, Wall St. Journal reporter Patricia Kowsmann wrote powerfully about how girls in Brazil are often left on the soccer sidelines. Her personal story of being bullied as a young girl for wearing boys’ soccer cleats really hit home for me. It ...

4 Tips Every Young Athlete Should Know for Staying Hydrated

by MaryAnne Gucciardi May 08, 2014 2 min read

After a long, cold winter just about everywhere in the US, what a relief it is to have warmer weather and longer days. Practices and games that occur during the heat of the day can bring the risk of dehydration, especially for young athletes. Staying hydrated can help athletes feel and play their best. The ...

January 24: Happy Birthday, Mary Lou Retton!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi January 24, 2012 1 min read

Happy birthday to Italian-American Mary Lou Retton, the first female gymnast from outside of Eastern Europe to win an Olympic gold medal in the all-around event (1984 Olympics). Besides four other Olympic medals- two silver and two bronze- Retton is also a two-time American Cup winner and a 1997 International Gymnastics Hall of Fame inductee.

Aries Apparel! Special 15% Back-To-Soccer In Store and Online Promotion ends September 30

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 17, 2011 2 min read

Check out the Back-To-Soccer Sale now on at Aries Apparel. — Dragonwing girlgear ™ (the first line of athletic sport and support wear designed for young sporty girls ages 8-17) announced that Portland, OR based Aries Apparel (a women and girls-only athletic apparel/footwear/accessories/equipment retailer) is now carrying the full line of Dragonwing girlgear ™ merchandise ...

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