When I first started running several years ago, you never saw women running in skirts. So when one of my early running partners showed up for some of our runs wearing a running skirt, I didn’t know what to think. Then I realized how many people were asking her about her skirts and where she […]
Running changed my life. As a kid, I was not active. I grew up an “inside girl” who mostly enjoyed books, movies and knitting. Then I became a mom for the first time, then the second. Somehow after my second kid was born, the lack of me became even more real. My body no longer seemed my own.
Nine years ago when I was pregnant with my son, I learned my kidneys were failing, and I went from being a runner and athlete to trying to find the energy to get through the day.
Meet Becca Schmidt, designer of the Serendipity Sarong – a “ready to go” skirt that folds into a little pouch. Her Serendipity Sarong is also a finalist in the Sewing Room and needs your support now!
Meet Kelly V – the brains (and body!) behind the Out & About Dress. We love the way she balances the physiology of women’s bodies, her interest in fashion, and just plain practicality. Read on!
There will always be 2 pivotal events that brought me to Skirt Sports: 1. Being a huge tomboy yet having to be the boss’s wife aka dressing fancy when I really don’t want to 😉 2. Going back to work after having children as a personal trainer Let me start with #1! After […]
This story really begins back in the summer of 2005. I had graduated college that spring and no longer had free, essentially unlimited access to a hockey rink. I was still playing, but I needed another way to, well, not be lazy. Enter running. The neighborhood decided to try putting on a 5K for the […]
Nearly a decade has passed, but I remember vividly how my Pink Skirt changed my running world. Heck, it changed me and who I was as a runner! I wasn’t just one of many. I was the bright one, the happy one.
I think that was the first race I ran in my new skirt. I trusted it enough to get me through 26.2 miles of mountains, winds, and a scenic wonderland. It didn’t let me down. I didn’t worry about fuel since my pockets were stuffed with Gu’s. I didn’t worry about chafing since everything was held securely in the skirt. I didn’t worry about anything except getting over the next hill and finishing before the course cut off.
IronMan champion and Founder of Skirt Sports, Nicole DeBoom, shares her lucky charms when it comes to tackling life’s biggest obstacles.