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Monday, April 16, 2007

The Gays: Incapable of Synchro?

posted by on April 16 at 9:45 AM

Rome this weekend hosted AquaRomae 2007, the first international GLBT swimming tournament, including the synchronized swimming team “SyncDifferent.”

Even leaving aside the fact that the name “SyncDifferent” is an oxymoron, gay synchro appears to be a shameful bust. These blobby, messy forms: Horror!



Gays, if this is how you plan to behave, all willy-nilly, then get out of my sport!

(Hat tip to the lovely, form-fitted Ariel.)

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Different strokes for different folks.

Posted by elswinger | April 16, 2007 9:41 AM

It seems pretty clear that they've created a picture-perfect representations of an anal sphincter here. But one with a fissure--which smarts, I'm told, in chlorinated water.

Posted by Dan Savage | April 16, 2007 9:58 AM

Vonnegut would be proud.

Posted by seattle98104 | April 16, 2007 10:08 AM

She used the word "willy." Hehe.

Posted by John | April 16, 2007 10:33 AM

I've always wanted to see a Bubsy Berkley rendition of this -- a la homo!

Posted by raindrop | April 16, 2007 10:40 AM

If the swimmers were all nekkid, I guarantee you there would be perfect formation. Gotta give 'em sumpin to look at!

Posted by calvin | April 16, 2007 12:17 PM

"Bubsy" would be proud.

Have we finally identified the sport at which Jen Graves competed at an elite level at?

You gotta admit, Jen, they ARE all synching differently.

Posted by Fnarf | April 16, 2007 12:34 PM

I really think they could have gone with more colorful and festive swimsuits:( Where are the happy animated faces that one sees on those freaky gelatin headed synchro swimmers we all love and crave?

Posted by kitty | April 16, 2007 12:57 PM

They suck, but that is pretty much how it goes in your first competition. I hope they had a good time.

Posted by lawrence clark | April 17, 2007 4:30 AM

Hey: that was the very first public exhibition of synchro those guys made in their whole life. They did their best: or are you telling us that the first time *you* performed in synchro you were 100% perfect? Come on, they showed courage just in doing it, additionally with lots of tv camera pointed on them. They can improve a lot, sure, but they did it at the best they could achieve: and that's the real spirit of sports.

Posted by Grigio | April 20, 2007 3:06 AM

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