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BillS
July 29th, 2009, 04:47 PM
Well, parts of him are famous, anyway. 29 pages of comments and counting:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/07/27/ricky-berens-splits-swims_n_245780.html

There's no such thing as bad publicity, right?

Lump
July 29th, 2009, 04:52 PM
LOL! Obviously he missed a spot shaving!

Seriously though, I thought if your suit splits like that its a DQ? A girl at the Italian Nationals split hers before her race and was DQ'd.

thewookiee
July 29th, 2009, 05:11 PM
So much for his suit trapping air.

quicksilver
July 29th, 2009, 05:13 PM
A girl at the Italian Nationals split hers before her race and was DQ'd.

She must not be enjoying the double standard.

knelson
July 29th, 2009, 05:16 PM
I'm pretty sure the Italian girl didn't even attempt to swim. If she was DQed it was probably a "declared false start."

orca1946
July 29th, 2009, 05:17 PM
Is a rebate in the offing?

Lump
July 29th, 2009, 05:19 PM
She must not be enjoying the double standard.

Here it is:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1196792/Top-Italian-swimmers-horror-bathing-costume-bursts-open-unfortunate-place-championship-meet.html

chaos
July 29th, 2009, 05:20 PM
one step closer to clothing optional.....

knelson
July 29th, 2009, 05:26 PM
Maybe I was wrong. At the time I thought she just didn't swim after what happened to her suit. The story isn't really clear whether she was DQed because of the suit or because of her failure to swim.

aquaFeisty
July 29th, 2009, 05:30 PM
I love the quote under the last picture of Ricky (Ricky's face):


"Ricky in Beijing (neither AP nor Getty took a photo of his face in Rome on Sunday)"

quicksilver
July 29th, 2009, 05:36 PM
"She burst into tears as she was forced to stand down from her race."

Apparently there's been a shift in how the Romans feel about backside nudity.



Here it is:

tjrpatt
July 29th, 2009, 07:27 PM
He made it to Perezhilton as well. Now, he just needs to swim on an individual event at the World level to be known for his swimming than his crack shot. Wasn't he allowed to wear a brief over that? Put a brief in your warmup gear for future cracks.

RobbieD
July 29th, 2009, 08:30 PM
pictures like that are exactly why I'm so happy masters allows for a 'modesty suit!'

ande
July 30th, 2009, 11:50 AM
some of the better reader comments on that link were:

GLUTEUS MAXIMUS PERFECTUS !!!!!!!!!!!!

I wonder if the suit will end up on Ebay?

Gorgeous! I'd give him the gold!

Make mine with lettuce and tomato.

Now that's a salad I would love to tosse!

Who knew swimming was such a great spectator sport?

well howdy do...
I wouldn't mind seeing those buns bouncing off my ceiling!

This looks like something Brüno would wear. Don't you think?

Absolutely filthy and gratuitous!
Got any more

I think I'm going to go make some cupcakes.

His Bottom gets Top Marks!

How em-bare-assing!

fantasstic!!!

Ewwwww! That swimsuit looks like cowboy chaps! Must be designed Texas for San Francisco! lol

Well Ricky-as they say, The Show Must Go On. And WHAT a Show -Hubba Hubba:)

I volunteer for post-swim massage duty.

Another headline about athletes and crack.
someones comment: I think he must be punished verrrry severely. Me first!

That's Asstastic!

Finally, a wardrobe malfunction I can get ----behind!

OH MY GOSH!!! Embarrassingly AWESOME! He has really nice butt. Wish I could get his number to let him know he made my day and night.

all I can say is "baby got back!".

Now, THAT'S a wardrobe malfunction I could get behind.....figuratively and literally....


Phelps only smoked pot.
This guy is clearly on crack.