Let's Take A Moment To Talk About The Men's Olympic Swimsuits
So thirsty I could drink the pool.
Remember 2004? It was a dark time. The full-body swimsuit was very fashionable for the world's elite swimmers.
Swim meet after swim meet, those beautiful swimmers' bodies were covered by that fancypants suit.
And sure, it helped swimmers break a lot of records, but what about us, the extremely thirsty spectators?
Thankfully, someone saw sense, and in 2010, FINA stepped in to ban suits. The new rules said men's swimwear could only go from the waist to the knee.
So now in Rio...
We get to see things like this...
And we're all better for it.
Covering up swimmers' bodies is a crime against thirst.
They've worked hard to look this good.
And they deserve a chance, once every four years, to show that off.
And it's important for us, as devoted swimming fans, to appreciate all the abs.
And let's not forget the backs.
So to whoever made the decision to ban the full-body suit...
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