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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Dunbar girls’ track team runs with more confidence in skorts

From today’s Post: The track team shorts at Dunbar High School made female athletes uncomfortable and self-conscious. So their coach Marvin Parker decided to replace the shorts with skorts: black compression shorts with a miniskirt over top.

“The skort uniform is great because it actually covers everything up,” says one Dunbar junior.

Sports writer Carl Little describes how Parker’s idea for a change in uniform improved the self-confidence of his athletes.

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By On Parenting  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/26/2011

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