Skip to comments.Vote - Are Women's Beach Volleyball Uniforms Too Sexy?
Posted on 08/04/2012 9:56:20 AM PDT by rustyweiss74
There is a controversy brewing at the London Olympics and it doesn't involve judges, steroids, or tanking matches (we're looking at you Badminton) - it involves bikinis.
Critics are claiming that not only are the women's beach volleyball uniforms too sexy, but that photographers seem to be focusing an inordinate number of their images on certain parts of the female anatomy.
Are the Olympics women's beach volleyball photos too sexy? That is the claim being made by some people who find that too many pictures of these female Olympians are filled with crotch shots and close-ups of women's derrieres in tight bikini bottoms, according to the Huffington Post just yesterday.
... Although female beach volleyball teams are no longer required to wear bikinis while competing in the Olympics, most of them chose to continue the tradition of skimpy two-piece swimsuits for the 2012 Olympics.
It should come as no surprise that the women's beach volleyball photos of competitors in bikinis come across as far sexier than photos of Olympians who chose to compete while fully clothed. While wearing a bikini, everything from hand signals to a congratulatory hug looks sexy. No one is blaming the women for being too sexy. The question is whether the photographers are gratuitously focusing on certain body parts or poses when they snap their photos.
So what do you think? Too sexy, too photographed, or not enough of either?
Men and women are dressed exactly like that at the beach. Do you avoid the beach?
Your friend sounds like a real prude. Life isn’t fair.
Here you go Marie...hottest guys of the 2012 Olympics in their skivvies. Don't want to leave you out...
My first time trying it.
I am in my eigth decade of life and I wear a string bikini.
I made it myself from a Pawley’s Island hammock. <;0)
Thanks for the laugh! lol!
LOL, considering some are almost promoting ‘cross dressing’ (by saying women should wear the same uniforms as men) and others are decrying uniforms indecent (by some standard that probably was made in a convent in 1940 or an Islamic country), if you left that last sentence out you may have had some nods of agreement.
They don’t mind wearing the little uniforms, I don’t mind watching them play volleyball in them - in fact, there’s no way I’d watch if they didn’t wear them. I don’t see the problem.
107 thread pages of male eye candy on a female fitness site, Marie..my girlfriend has this thread bookmarked LOL.
I’m just on this thread to read the posts.......
Love that vid.
Completely agree. Though the prudes on here would have them dressed like Little House on the Prairie.
this was not a premier event until the uniform became what we see today.
The olympics are physical events.
Peak physical condition is peak physical condition.
“If that is the only reason people watch is to see hot bodies then they should simply play nude.”
Great idea for rules change!!!
I voted “No” only because there was no “Oh hell no!”. The bodies and the uniforms are the only reasons to watch women’s beach vollleyball. Yeah I’m a pig.
LOL, good one.
We go to the beach. We try not to look too much at the naked people. When you are watching sports on TV, with people shaking their naked flesh, it's hard to do the same.
I will agree with your last sentence. Life isn't fair. Especially if you try to live by biblical standards. The morality of the world is stacked against us, we do understand that.
You do realize you’ve regurgitated the Muslim argument word for word?
I look like that and I’m not rabid about it but it just doesn’t seem right to have their whole butts hanging out. I can’t really say why, it just seems inappropriate. Those booty shorts are worn by strippers and the like cuz they make your butt look awesome and sexy. I don’t know, just seems wrong for an Olympic sport, unless we are doing that whole Greek naked thing and all......
I understand what you are saying but as men here is the double standard we are hit with from women..humorous but 100% true
There’s a volleyball involved? Who knew
You need to show me one more time............
I had a huge let-down when I read an article under the headline:
Women's Volleyball Players Need Not Wear Bikinis at OlympicsAs it turns out, the article said the women could wear one-piece suits instead of bikinis. Darn!!
Sadly.... Albeit a great picture. No Getty images please.
No. The world need to grow up. The smaller and tighter the outfit the less sand trapped. It is because of the sand.
Isn’t there an argument about a broken clock somewhere here?
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The middle and far right womens’ dresses are too blue. They should have far less color. It screams gawk at me.
I agree with you on a couple points. There is nothing wrong with remaining a virgin until marriage.(in fact it makes Lolo Jones more desirable) The sexualization of children is completely wrong. I am also against gay marriage. I just think over sheltering a child can backfire. I know a couple girls who were raised very religious and sheltered lives. Once they went to college, they turned into total sluts.
I have nothing against you living life the way you see fit. These athletes know damn well what they are doing.
What a choke job the US did against the Russians......down 2-0 with a Match Point, Russia comes all the way back to win.
Men or women? (no tv for me)
You need to post pictures for verification. For posterity...
Thank you...! (I’ll be in my bunk... [/Jayne Firefly])
Are our hyphenated last name females still in it?
1. The women are playing sports.
2. The female (or male) body is not a dirty thing that needs to be hidden.
3. Get your minds out of the gutter.
4. A better reason to not watch the Olympics is the rampant political content.
When the girls themselves have to keep pulling the edges of those “pants” down, then something should be changed.
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Too sexy?! Well, to quote the Brit Col. Pickering, “I’m dashed!”
Pretty standard at a track meet for a hurdler, regardless of the uniform. Shes’s at the starting line and relaxing the muscles in her hips, shoulders, arms and legs. It is not meant to be sexy, it PREVENTS INJURIES!
Vell, I teenk the prawblem stems from the sub-conscious longing of the human male to return to a place similar to vhere he spent the most comfortable 9 months of hiss lyfe.
Since it’s impossible for a grown individual to do dhat, dhey have lowered their expectations and vill do everyteeng dey can, just to get PART of their body back into a nice varm place like dhat occasionally. Dat’s vhat I teenk!
Signed: Dr. Hortense Glockenschpiel
So it's a "Win-Win".
Affirm, from what i recall. A women’s naked beauty is for her husband to appreciate, who has entered into a lifelong covenant with her, and is not for public consumption.
God Himself does not show His greater degree of glory except to those who enter into covenant with Him. (Ex. 33, Rv. 22:4)
The men’s water polo baby bonnets are too ridiculous and totally ruin what could be some nice he-man eye candy for Freeper gals.
Really now??? Have you seen the women's gymnastic, swim and field and track competitions?
Those protesters against the women's attire seem to have overlooked the name of the sport - BEACH VOLLEYBALL. Which means there is a net, a ball, sand and beach attire.
For those of you in Rio Linda:
Women's Beach Volleyball = Bikinis
Marriage = 1 man & 1 woman
Dufus = Reflection in mirror
Only to a Muslim
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