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No More Bare Midriffs!

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by es, Apr 16, 2006.

  1. From the sydney morning herald
    Cheerleaders banned from baring midriffs

    Cheerleaders have been banned from baring their midriffs, with their governing body fearing it might be encouraging anorexia.

    Gymnastics Australia has given cheerleader troupes until the end of the year to find new uniforms, saying current revealing costumes make other teenagers feel uncomfortable about their weight.

    The move has angered cheerleading squads who believe the move is against the wishes of crowds who attend sporting events, News Limited papers report.

    National cheerleading program manager Nerine Cooper has defended the move saying the girls often appeared in front of a large number of families.

    "We don't want girls to feel under pressure to lose weight because of uniforms," she told News Limited.

    But the head of Sydney Promotional Dancers, Lisa Ince, said the cover-up was unfair.

    "It's ridiculous really, if the thinking is that a midriff is offensive, then every dance school and athletics club would face the same restrictions," Ms Ince said.

    The ban is already in place in the United States and will effect about 105 teams registered with Gymnastics Australia.

    In other news, groberts and vtrbob were found dead today. Upon reading the above article they aparently topped themselves :(
  2. :LOL: :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
    sweet call there es
  3. yeah poor glen, he was such a nice guy too :(
  4. I will FIGHT THIS! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
  5. This is an outrage :evil:
  6. I am all for banning it for some women but cheerleaders are definately not in that category.
  7. Good news guys and girls that are that way inclined :grin: Bare midrifts have been replaced with bare chests :shock:
  8. What about those Freddie mercury look-a-like chearleading guys. NO MIDRIFFS. Give me a P *pompoms shaking* :eek:

  9. very very scary
    :shock: :shock:
  10. As seen on Fark.com - THIS THREAD NEEDS MORE MIDRIFFS!

  11. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
    that is sexy , see a women doesnt need to be naked to be hot.
    fcuking political correct prudish bastards nail another nail in the coffin of society .
    wheres the civil libatarian squelers now with defending our right to have skin!!!!!!
    [ rest of post was removed due to profanitys and abuse ]
    heres australia olympic running team for china
  12. Let me get this straight. A fine looking midsection is to be cover up for fear of setting the wrong standard, and prime time TV gets a bunch of fat #ss people working out in lycra? Am I the only one disturbed by this?

    So the question is, with K.Packer now gone, who can we look to to start a rebel competition for Gymnastics Australia, before they ruin the spectactle, ah........ I mean sport, as we now know and love it? :cry:
  13. As god is my witness I will never 'perve' again at the cheerleaders midrifts

    as long as you dont take away the Hotpants or lycra suits

    Sounds like I may have to go 'postal' :twisted: if all this PC madness dont stop :LOL:
  14. While we're at it... can we please ban all public wearing of any for of lycra from anyone anyone over size...... well you know if you should or shouldn't!