Happy 18th Birthday to Skirt Sports!

Happy 18th Birthday to Skirt Sports!

Huge Skirt Sports milestone – We’re celebrating 18 years!

In 2003, professional Ironman Triathlete Nicole DeBoom caught a glimpse of her own reflection in a nearby store window as she ran past. For a split second, Nicole thought she saw a boy looking back at her. That moment ignited a spark within her to create fitness clothing designed to help women look fit AND feminie while they exercised. That’s precisely how the first running skirt was born! In 2004, Nicole went on to win Ironman Wisconsin wearing a prototype running skirt of her own creation, and the rest is history. Or shall we say herstory?

nicole deboom

In 2020, Nicole passed the proverbial baton to Sarah Ratzlaff, President and Chief Inspiration Officer of Be Inspired Brands. “I started Skirt Sports to literally cover my butt on the run,” said Skirt Sports Founder Nicole DeBoom. “It has evolved into a community of women who are passionate about health and fitness, united by what Skirt Sports offers them: Freedom, confidence and empowerment. I couldn’t have chosen a better partner than Sarah Ratzlaff to take my company forward.”

nicole deboom running race

Throughout the years, Skirt Sports has grown from Nicole’s first iconic running skirt to a full complement of options in a range of styles, lengths, colors, and prints. Called a ‘Skort’ by many, we have a fitness skirt option for women of every shape and size. Beyond skorts, you’ll also find leggings, shorts, skirt/legging combos, tanks, hoodies, and more.

Our mission in 2022 remains as it was in 2004: Empowering women to feel comfortable in their own skin regardless of age, size, race, or fitness level.

Most importantly, we want to thank all our customers and supporters who have made our success possible. We couldn’t do it without you! Here’s to the future of Skirt Sports—we can’t wait to see what the next 18 years have in store!

To celebrate 18 years, we're offering amazing daily deals all week long!

Monday 9/12: Join The Club, get a FREE top! (offer available until Saturday, 9/17)

Tuesday 9/13: 50% off Denim!

Wednesday 9/14: 50% off All SHORTS with code SHORTS50 (all shorts are linked to this code, must add the discount code at checkout, ONE DAY ONLY)

Thursday 9/15: 50% off Jette, Lotta Breeze Capri and Lotta Breeze Skirt.

Friday 9/16: 50% off all LEGGINGS with code LEGGINGS50.

How long have you been wearing Skirt Sports?

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