顾方蓁女士是第一代华裔美国人，身兼妻子、母亲、作家与企业家数职，退休前在射击世界中身经百战。目前定居于美国西海岸，生活嗜爱旅行、美食与艺术。她首部着作为《巾帼枪神 世界冠军之路》回忆录，书中，她回顾家庭及感情生活的曲折、细数事业与射击场上的考验，笔锋感情充沛，胸怀一派洒落。 The Most Unlikely Champion, recounts the stories of her life with tremendous introspection and emotional clarity.
Vera is a successful businesswoman, an accomplished athlete, and a loving wife and mother. It was never an “either-or” for Vera; it’s about meeting life’s challenges head-on with dogged persistence, grace, humility, and … humor.
在《方蓁箴言》一书中，枪神顾方蓁透过女性视角，将其竞技一生在阳刚射击运动世界中所见与心得，向读者娓娓道出。这本平装书登载一百三十多帧彩色图片与四十多篇散文；散文主题包括旅游、户外运动、信仰与她年幼时经历，她的人生观拥抱美国的竞赛精神，也向她的中华文化传统发出礼赞。 《方蓁箴言》读来让读者心生有为者亦若是之感，也揭示出豪情壮志人皆可履现。让人欣羡的成功始于平凡卑微，方蓁的一生就是明证与写照。, Vera shares lessons she learned throughout her career as a champion female shooter in a sport marked by its machismo. The paperback book contains 130 full color photos and 40 some articles. Topics also include travel, outdoor sports, faith and Vera’s childhood experiences. Her outlook on life pays respect to her Chinese heritage, while encompassing the competitive American spirit.
《方蓁箴言》读来让读者心生有为者亦若是之感，也揭示出豪情壮志人皆可履现。让人欣羡的成功始于平凡卑微，方蓁的一生就是明证与写照。 will inspire readers and show them that they have the power to attain their greatest ambitions. Vera’s life is proof that inspiring success stories can emerge from humble beginnings.
《方蓁网志》集顾方蓁历时五年、源源不断之创作心血，文章均曾于《女性户外运动新闻》网站贴出发表，即将集结成书出版。 Women’s Outdoor News. A collection of these blogs appears in Vera’s second book 《方蓁箴言》读来让读者心生有为者亦若是之感，也揭示出豪情壮志人皆可履现。让人欣羡的成功始于平凡卑微，方蓁的一生就是明证与写照。.
Vera Koo and some of her family members recently hiked to the top of Lanikai Pillbox in Hawaii. She discovered a few things about the hike and about her life in the process.
Shane Koo tells us how her daughter, Mia, has become interested in her mother’s passion: rock climbing. Shane believes it is a parent’s goal to be surpassed by her children, in all aspects of life.
This post features excerpts from two of Vera Koo’s blog posts on the topics of God and faith, and the role they play in her life.