August 25, 2004

Olympic Beach Volleyball - Best...Sport...Ever!!

POST #    1240

Sure, these are world class athletes and sure, they are celebrating one of the greatest things in sport, but is it wrong to sexualize their joy? I think not! Sure the men went through many of the same reactions and emotions, but I've kindly sifted through all that for you, the reader.

Thank you Nike, thank you for skimpy uniforms. And to think that these are just Kerri Walsh and Misty May. I'm just not sure why beach volleyball isn't more popular in the United States.

Oh, yes, I don't know Photoshop very well. And it's right click, save as.

Posted by tien mao in Sports at 7:56 AM

 

 

Is Misty May her real name? It sounds like something out of Boogie Nights.

Posted by: corie at August 25, 2004 9:09 AM

that's what i'm saying. it might actually make it even better.

Posted by: tien at August 25, 2004 9:12 AM

tien, i cant wait till you're 60 and officially a "dirty old man." now you're just a dirty young man.

Posted by: christina at August 25, 2004 9:48 AM

I said that same thing to Tien about Misty May's name. Some sportscasters joke that it's not really an Olympic sport - just a way to bring the dudes in. All I can say is that it works.

Posted by: Jen at August 25, 2004 10:03 AM

Beach volleyball rocks! Congrats to the girls for their gold medal.

Posted by: FlatGreg at August 25, 2004 10:34 AM

first porn, then strippers, now this . . .

Posted by: Laren at August 25, 2004 10:58 AM

Hey, you know what we should do? Bring back the true, original Olympic spirit by having the atheletes compete naked! Mmm, authenticity.

Although, certain naughty bits might get torn off as the male divers do their thing. :( Yeesh, and I'd hate to think what could get tangled in the ropes of the sailboats! Okay, I'll stop.

Posted by: matt at August 25, 2004 12:17 PM

well, if they brought that back matt, wouldn't it have to be all men? i don't need that.

and what about the winter games?!? people would freeze their members off!

Posted by: tien at August 25, 2004 12:40 PM

Tien, I can always depend on you for quality entertainment.

Posted by: Keith at August 25, 2004 2:50 PM

keith, consider it a public service! i mean, what happens when the yahoo photos are taken down?

Posted by: tien at August 25, 2004 4:00 PM

GREAT blog post tien, well done!

Posted by: Justin at August 25, 2004 9:45 PM

Tien: Let's do the next Wing Night at Hooters!

Posted by: Adam at August 26, 2004 12:36 AM

Best blog post anywhere, ever!

Posted by: joe at August 26, 2004 8:59 AM

it's almost a little like porn! i mean, i have to zip by the entry while at work!

Posted by: tien at August 26, 2004 12:44 PM

The British Press on the erotic nature of beach volleyball, courtesy of Amy Langfield.

Posted by: Laren at August 27, 2004 9:12 AM

I posted a tasty photo of 2 Brazilian women's team members consoling one another (they got the Silver) on my blog.

Posted by: alizinha at August 27, 2004 12:41 PM

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