Sex--The Other Olympic Sport - Page 2
As with, say, gymnastics, there could be required elements to every routine, with the freestyle portion allowing for individual creativity. And unlike events such as pole vaulting, viewers would be encouraged to “try this at home,” allowing a level of participation in the games by ordinary people that is heretofore unprecedented.
The revelations also offer hope to those having trouble in the dating department. If Match.com isn’t working for you, just get really good at ping pong and voila! Instant cache. Looking for a little action? Take up fencing or rowing. If you’re really not athletically inclined, go for a spot on the curling team. Hey, an Olympian is an Olympian, regardless of the sport. Just get yourself a ticket into that village and you’ll be living the dream.
In truth, I can’t really blame the athletes for indulging. With outrageously rigid lifestyles, they have little chance to cut loose, and the privacy offered by the Olympic Village is just the place for them to take advantage of some of life’s more visceral pleasures away from prying eyes.
But 150,000 condoms? Well, I suppose it’s the only way to make sure that “What happens in the village stays in the village”…and doesn’t follow an athlete home nine months later.