The London Olympics might be long over, but that doesn’t mean we should neglect our duties to objectify the U.S. Olympic Men’s Swim Team. Sure, some of you might still be sweating Lochte or Phelps, but I’m a Nathan Adrian girl. Here he is in a new shoot for the magazine August Man Malaysia, looking cute as ever. And click through to see a nice shirtless shot of Adrian, showing off his 6’6″ swimmer’s body. Keep reading »
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We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again: we looooove our women’s gymnastics team! Gabby, McKayla, Jordyn, Kyla, and Aly [So many Ys! -- Editor] put on an amazing show and took home a stack of well-deserved gold medals for their efforts (I totally cried when Aly landed the final combination in her floor routine–did you?). These young women have us doing somersaults in our living rooms, and that’s not all: suddenly we want a sparkly red wardrobe to match their gorgeous leotards. You too? Click through for shopping details — and don’t forget to follow @thefrisky for live updates from the London Olympics! Keep reading »
Gold medal Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is kind of the Brody Jenner of the sport. Which is to say, he’s a total bro, right down to his hella ugly American flag grill, and ubiquitous use of the made up word, “Jeah.” In this helpful video, Lochte explains all the many uses of “Jeah,” and cements his status as a major broseph. [YouTube]
We were a little distracted while watching the men’s swimming this weekend — after we caught sight of total hottie Camille Lacourt. Twenty-seven-year-old Lacourt says on Twitter that he is “Cool, simple and always ready to party: this is what I am.” Sounds pretty great, right? He also happens to be a total whiz at swimming; he was the 2010 European Swimmer of the Year and last night he finished first in the semi-finals of the 100m backstroke. The 100m backstroke final is tonight, so tune in to get a look of this babe in motion. And in the meantime, enjoy our gallery of totally unnecessary Camille shots.
Look, I’m a little intimidated about heading to the Olympics next week to hang out with a bunch of people who are Really Good At Sports. I’m not good at sports and typically only play them when I’ve been unassumingly tricked into them by a friend who says that it’s faster to ride bikes someplace than to drive a car. And yes, I treat my body like a decommissioned Orange Julius machine.
But that doesn’t mean that me and the rest of the mostly-sedentary Frisky staff aren’t gold medalists at other things in life. That’s why I asked everybody to tell me what they’d likely win a gold medal in. After all, if competitive race walking is an actual Olympic sport, can competitive closet organizing — in which my Virgo soul would easily get the gold — be far behind?
Tell us: What would you win a gold medal for? And if you need me, I’ll be polishing my Olympic gold medals for Eating All The Tacos and Being Able To Discern What Song Sampled What Other Song.
With the Olympics around the corner, we’re really excited to share a new way to show your support. The P&G Beauty Make Waves App is a virtual “wave” (you know, like the ones you do a ballgame) to show your support for your favorite Olympic athletes.
It’s simple! All you do is submit two photos of yourself making a motion — either a wave or a kiss — and upload it to the app. Your pics will be a part of a virtual endless animated wave for the U.S. Olympic team.
The idea behind the wave is to make an easy breezy way for fans who can’t attend the games feel like they’re part of the events. So get in games and make waves! [P&G Beauty]
If all goes well for 24-year-old gymnast Alicia Sacramone, she’ll end her sports career with a bang this August at the 2012 Summer Olympic games in London. Sacramone is one of the older competitors on the women’s gymnastics team, which gives her the advantage of being more experienced, but the disadvantage of possibly being aged out by younger, more flexible girls. No matter, says Sacramone, who’s competed at the international level for several years now. Even if she doesn’t make it to the Olympics team this year — which she’s heavily favored to do — she’s got a plan B. Sacramone’s going to finish school and work in fashion, she says. She’s already got one fashion line under her belt — and she designs all her own leotards.
And that’s not all: Alicia’s also teamed up with P&G Beauty to help raise money for the Team USA Youth Sports Fund. She’s encouraging all of us to “like” P&G Beauty’s Facebook page; for every like, P&G will donate a dollar to the sports fund, which supports athletic programs around the country, up to $100,000.
Check out our interview with Alicia after the jump! Keep reading »