Even though women athletes "play hard, get down and dirty, and kick butt," some still like to feel feminine by wearing a skirt. Once required in many sports as a way to keep women modest — think floor length dresses with long sleeves — skirts have become a symbol of individuality and female power by women athletes. And for some, it's just a matter of practicality. One thing is certain: hemlines have gone way up!
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