Skip to comments.Bikini overload in Bondi record (Australia)
Posted on 09/27/2007 3:03:55 AM PDT by Dundee
It was a sea of skin, peroxide and fake tan over 1000 women in bikinis descending on Bondi Beach in an attempt to beat a world record that didn't actually exist.
The event, organised as a promotion between Cosmopolitan Magazine and Gillette, aspired to set a Guiness World Record for the "world's biggest swimsuit shoot".
A blend of 100 paid models and many more volunteers mostly more interested in the free $120 goody bag than the notion of creating history gathered in the sun.
However, there was widespread confusion between the models and other attendees regarding how many posers were needed.
"I think the previous record is about 1000," said 20-year-old Jade in her pink bikini.
"No, it's only 400 we need," chimed in her blonde look-alike friend, Kate.
In fact, there was no previous record.
In keeping with Guinness protocol, an achievable but challenging goal of 300 babes in bikinis was set to be officially recognised.
After early jitters from event staff, a late rush of girls pushed the attendance to an impressive 1010.
As they posed for their record-creating photo which Guinness officials dictated had to be professionally taken of girls strictly in two-piece numbers including Bondi Blonde spokeswoman Jamie Wright at the front of the group.
It was this mass photo that separated the professionals from the volunteers with the paid models in white bikinis suddenly wrestling their way towards the camera lens while others kept to the fringes and chatted with friends.
This thread is worthless without pictures!!!!
And yet 2300 children go blind every year for lack of a carrot....It's ok, Hollywood. Party on.
Damn fine idea.
The newspaper link has a slideshow of 19 pics..
So where’s the link!!?
One of the photos is of a judge. What a waste of bandwidth.
And yet 2300 children go blind every year for lack of a carrot.
A few FReepers may experience blindness looking at theese pictures ;-)
Even better. Here’s a link to a video.
Um, Bondi Beach is in Australia.
I guess a few Hollywood types could've flown there...
Bless You FRiend
I’m wondering about starting a “you’ll need a handtowel and lotion” ping list.
Bump for permanent archive and study.
You gotta spend money to make money. You can be sure Gillete and Cosmo will make money on this deal. For $120,000 (probably $40,000 wholesale), they got the services of 1,000 bikini clad ladies for the day. Not a bad deal.
Yeah, and we weren't invited......
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