Happy is the new healthy …finding my healthy and smiling the whole way! Notify me of new comments via email. The pressure for these athletes is on, and not just in competition. Nah, there is no way that playing at that level with a wedgie is preferable. I understand less clothing is cooler and less restrictive but, come on, letting your butt cheeks show is NOT part of that equation, sisters.
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If the infamous beach volleyball picture has shown us anything, Read more These broadcasters deserve a gold medal for sexism in the Rio. The discrepancies between men's and women's beach volleyball uniforms are hard not to notice, given that women usually compete in bikinis. Women's beach volleyball apparel gets high media attention with increased sexist coverage during Olympics.
Also, lots of women make strategic choices.
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As the U.S. beach volleyball duo of Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross continue to dominate in Rio, the sport is getting more attention.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings Shuts Down Beach Volleyball Bikini Critics HuffPost
And frustratingly, many female beach volleyball players are reduced to their outfits by the breathless and often sexist coverage of their sport.
I find the women in hijab inspiring but I also agree, if these women want to show their powerful bodies that they have worked so hard to build; then more power to them. The tag from her commercial: No credit card required.
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Generally, women seem to have more options. Why aren't comments accepted on this story?
INSIDER looked into the matter and found that the answer is really simple: Women beach volleyball players wear the bikinis because they want. And frustratingly, many female beach volleyball players are reduced to their outfits by the breathless and often sexist coverage of their sport.
Usually white, but tanned.
And they choose to wear the bikinis. Happy is the new healthy …finding my healthy and smiling the whole way!
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On the way to nicer aka learning how not to be an asshole. Feminist Media Studies, 12 3: What do you think? Does it make a difference if the women choose the skimpy uniforms? Not only do female athletes have to sell sexiness, they have to do it on deadline: