In tonight’s 200-meter individual medley Olympic final, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will have another swim-off — while Phelps won this race in the 2004 Olympics (and has been cleaning up the gold medals in 2008), Lochte won silver and will be his fiercest competitor in this rematch. But there’s a far more important stand-off to decide between these two teammates and friends: Who Would You Rather…Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte? Keep reading »
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Male swimmers are not thought of as the most masculine of athletes because they have to shave their legs and wear tight suits to cut down on resistance, which makes them swim faster. But swimmers have hot bodies. Some of the hottest, in fact. They pretty much always have broad shoulders, toned backs, and sick abs. Unfortunately, swimsuit companies like Speedo started making super high-tech suits for women and men that cover their entire bodies, reducing drag and making them even more streamlined in the water. This is good for the swimmers, bad for world records, and just awful for us. We miss looking at the guys’ nice torsos and appreciate when they opt for a half-body suit instead (above left). But, I guess we shouldn’t complain too much since the suits in question were worn by the winning U.S.A. boys in the 400-meter relay yesterday (above right). Keep reading »
Olympians — noble, athletic, competitive, and so, so very sexy! We could watch them go for the gold all day long (especially if “going for the gold” was used in a more colloquial way). We will be glued and drooling to all the Summer Olympics action which kicks off in Beijing on Friday. To make sure you don’t miss a manly moment, check out The Frisky’s picks for the Top Ten Studliest Olympians of 2008!
You know the other thing I love about swimmers? Their little swimming briefs. They’ve really modernized the Speedo, haven’t they? Also, there is nothing sexier on a man’s body — especially if he is an Olympic swimmer like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte — than that muscular V on their lower torso. There is a reason why this cover of the upcoming issue of Men’s Journal has been popping up on gay sites, you know what I’m saying? Check out Men’s Journal for more insanely hot photos from the issue. Keep reading »