Kathrine Switzer: First Woman to Enter the Boston Marathon

Kathrine Switzer: First Woman to Enter the Boston Marathon

by MaryAnne Gucciardi April 14, 2018 1 min read

Black History Month: Celebrating Serena Williams!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi February 23, 2017 1 min read

Sharing stories about women athletes matters. Equally important, hearing stories of amazing women athletes matters. One of my favorite legends is Serena Williams. To celebrate Black History Month, the artist Simone Grace is creating a coloring book with portraits of 28 amazing black women and one of the world’s greatest athletes, Serena Williams is featured. ...

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 ...

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy

by MaryAnne Gucciardi January 18, 2016 1 min read

  On this day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I will take the time to read his speech from The March on Washington in 1963, often called the “I Have a Dream” speech. As always, I am moved by the eloquence and power of his words. I am grateful for the efforts, sacrifices, and courageous ...

End-of-Year Thanks in a Poem!

by MaryAnne Gucciardi December 24, 2015 1 min read

A VISIT FROM DRAGONWING * ‘Twas the night before the game, when all through the town Not a suitable girl’s sports bra or shorts could be found. So a Mom who was fed-up with the lack of quality and fit, Decided she could make something new – and with grit.She knew in a moment that ...

My Mother Never Ceases to Amaze Me

by Celia July 25, 2015 1 min read

Let me begin by saying my mother is the coolest woman I know. She is a loyal friend, dedicated teacher, and incredible parent. One of the greatest loves of her life is running, but she wasn’t always the talented distance athlete she is now. Growing up, she was an actress, French enthusiast, and a cheerleader. When ...

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