“USA’s Kerri Walsh, bottom, and teammate Misty May celebrate after beating Brazil in the gold medal beach volleyball finals during the 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Faliro Beach Volleyball Stadium in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004. (AP Photo/Adam Butler)”
(Thanks to Jessica B.)
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i’m so glad i’m not the only one who noticed this shot… i could not believe what i was seeing, i nearly fell off my bed… and the cnn international news played this image completely straight…
but while we’re talking hot female athletes have you noticed the ass on that russian polevaulter with the new world record?
I couldn’t believe this when it happened either. NBC’s camera angle was above and a short distance directly away from May’s feet, which made their shot even better (or worse, depending on your view of such things).
As long as we’re on the subject of derrieres — I’ve gotta wonder a little about these two. Most of the American female beach volleyball players have exercised every last ounce of fat away, to the point where they look something like boys with long hair. Misty May has something many of the others lack — that is, an actual, honest-to-God ass. Apparently Kerri Walsh has noticed this too. It seemed like every time the pair scored a point, May and Walsh would high-five, then Walsh would invariably go for the ass-pat. Once she appeared to score a double, but when I replayed it on slow-mo, it became apparent that Walsh’s hand had contacted May’s gluteus still another time, making it an triple ass-pat. Speaking as a loutish dude, I think I’ll want to have several beers while pondering the implications of all this …