You Can't Run with Short Trousers


50 women who made history in sport

Greats. One-of-a-kind. They're the women wrote the history of sport through jumps, races, throws, goals, medals, dives. From athletics to skating, swimming to tennis, a journey through over thirty-five sports disciplines, from the first versatile pioneers such as Dod and Didrikson to the super athletes of today.

  • From Fanny Blankers-Koen to Bebe Vio, passing through Manuela Di Centa, Valentina Vezzali, Nadia Comaneci, Deborah Compagnoni and many others.

  • Medals won against all odds, exhausting marathons, races to the limit, somersaults, battles against time, continuous challenges. 


GENRE Biography
FIRST PUBLISHER Rizzoli (Italy), 2019