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#1 ChiGuy

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 01:13 PM

http://www.sailingwo.../naked-ambition

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 01:43 PM

Nice to see sailing get the coverage.

Jim

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:01 PM

YES! Good for her!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:11 PM

Nice to see sailing get the coverage.

Jim



and un-coverage.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 02:13 PM

Where is the 'like' button?

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 03:28 PM

If she sits on the ratchet block, does it become a snatch block ?

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 03:33 PM

Whoa! Grrrrrrrlllll power!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 04:05 PM

That's a great photo. Good for her!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 04:16 PM

The original Olympics had all athletes in the buff.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 04:31 PM

from another thread...could be a runner up?

http://www.youtube.c...eature=youtu.be



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Posted 10 July 2012 - 05:08 PM

...here's the complete set from espn,,,worth a glimpse!

http://espn.go.com/e...t-espn-magazine

...Anna's definitely got one of the more sport-involved pictures in the set,nice!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 06:34 PM

If she sits on the ratchet block, does it become a snatch block ?



If not, then may be a cheek block.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 12:13 AM

from another thread...could be a runner up?


http://www.youtube.c...eature=youtu.be


I'm a fan.



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Posted 11 July 2012 - 01:43 AM

If she sits on the ratchet block, does it become a snatch block ?


Yes, because it has side flaps (cheeks)

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:30 AM

from another thread...could be a runner up?


http://www.youtube.c...eature=youtu.be


Runner-up my ass .... You have a hands down winner here!

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 03:55 AM

http://www.sailingwo.../naked-ambition


The end of the tiller extension is alllmost there......

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:00 AM

So why does the front page ask it is hot or creepy?

Sheesh! Grow the fuck up.

It's a picture of a beautiful, athletic woman.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:02 AM

I dig it - sexiest she has ever looked. Scot is less enamored. I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:08 AM

i see hottter girls in ICSA every day

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:11 AM

Funk my man, you better get back to the gym...

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:18 AM

i see hottter girls in ICSA every day


DoRag?

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:44 AM

I dig it - sexiest she has ever looked. Scot is less enamored. I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.


Even if her body is not to his taste, he's always been supportive of women in the sport. I'm bummed that he billed it the way he did. Anna pushed the envelope and anticipated criticism, but frankly this is the last place I thought I'd see anything hinting at negativity about a strong naked woman on a boat. However, I'm not a fan of that particular shot as much as the other two of her.


Overall, I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!



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Posted 11 July 2012 - 07:35 AM

I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!

+1 Go Anna!

:)

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:59 AM

Smokin' hot. I can't remember which Commandment deals with coveting another's wife but once again I find myself an unrepentant sinner.

Can't wait to see her rock it in the Olympics. Go Anna!

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 12:23 PM


I dig it - sexiest she has ever looked. Scot is less enamored. I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.


Even if her body is not to his taste, he's always been supportive of women in the sport. I'm bummed that he billed it the way he did. Anna pushed the envelope and anticipated criticism, but frankly this is the last place I thought I'd see anything hinting at negativity about a strong naked woman on a boat. However, I'm not a fan of that particular shot as much as the other two of her.


Overall, I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!



Could not agree more. She puts her self out there to promote the sport and gets "Hot or Creepy?" on the SA front page? Normally I love the controversial shit on here, but this is definitely one of those rare times that I was a bit bummed by what I saw...

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:28 PM

Smokin' hot. I can't remember which Commandment deals with coveting another's wife but once again I find myself an unrepentant sinner.

Can't wait to see her rock it in the Olympics. Go Anna!


+1

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:51 PM


Smokin' hot. I can't remember which Commandment deals with coveting another's wife but once again I find myself an unrepentant sinner.

Can't wait to see her rock it in the Olympics. Go Anna!


+1


+2

Go Anna - nothing creepy about it. Great photo and great marketing

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:28 PM

Hey I dig it. Press is press and sex sells!

Go Anna!

#29 SEMIJim

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:37 PM

Could not agree more. She puts her self out there to promote the sport and gets "Hot or Creepy?" on the SA front page? Normally I love the controversial shit on here, but this is definitely one of those rare times that I was a bit bummed by what I saw...

Yeah, not your finest moment, SA. That's an awesome photo, a big plus for our sport (IMO) and she deserves props for having the chutzpah to do it. (Never mind her accomplishments in the sport of sailing.)

Jim

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:45 PM


I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!

+1 Go Anna!

:)


+1

mee 2oo.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:03 PM


Could not agree more. She puts her self out there to promote the sport and gets "Hot or Creepy?" on the SA front page? Normally I love the controversial shit on here, but this is definitely one of those rare times that I was a bit bummed by what I saw...

Yeah, not your finest moment, SA. That's an awesome photo, a big plus for our sport (IMO) and she deserves props for having the chutzpah to do it. (Never mind her accomplishments in the sport of sailing.)

Jim


..yeh 'creepy' is a comment saved for those who find the need to sexualize such an image <_<

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:07 PM

Not creepy, not sexy, but definitely awesome. I found myself staring.

I have to believe I too have a cut body like that somewhere under my fat rolls.



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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:13 PM

How much do you think she gets paid by Sports Illustrated? It IS about the money.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:16 PM

Not creepy, not sexy, but definitely awesome. I found myself staring.

I have to believe I too have a cut body like that somewhere under my fat rolls.


:lol: :lol: :lol: ..........soooo true! :lol:

..I hope you folks have also looked at the full 'article'...
.....that underwater shot of the surfer is totally awesome!!! :)

http://espn.go.com/espn/photos/gallery/_/id/8136693/image/5/maya-gabeira-2012-body-issue-bodies-want-espn-magazine

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:28 PM

How much do you think she gets paid by Sports Illustrated? It IS about the money.


My guess is $zero, since SI had nothing to do with this Posted Image

Not sure about ESPN. The article says that it was Dana Paxton's idea to nominate Anna for the issue, and Anna agreed after consideration and consultation with her family. Not sure if that means she gets paid or if it's a part of the Olympic brou ha ha. Either way, good on her for taking out any question about the athleticism of the sport at the highest levels (and it does make me wonder if she's a contender for Oracle racing after the Olympics).

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:52 PM


I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!

+1 Go Ana!

:)


She Does that?!

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 07:51 PM

Me thinks Scott has a very different view of sailors and sailing than myself.

Apparently Scott's ideal sailing image:

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:02 PM

1341936971[/url]' post='3781102']
The original Olympics had all athletes in the buff.


But they sure in the hell didn't look like this!


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:06 PM

Great photo shoot.. Glad sailing is making a name for itself. best of luck to you in your ventures...go for gold!

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:09 PM

Somebody post the pic of scot puking off the back of his boat. Creepy

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:19 PM


I am personally really stoked by the shots and her decision to do it. Go Anna!

+1 Go Anna!

:)

upon closer examination, that does not say, "Go Anal!"

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:33 PM

If they only had a masters olympics>>>>



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Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:34 PM

Anna. Athletic. Beautiful. Thoughtful. Kind. Caring.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:48 PM

I'm hoping it brings some young blood into the sport.

And I hope she wins a medal.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:50 PM

I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.


is it safe to assume that those decades were several decades ago?

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 12:29 AM

If they only had a masters olympics>>>>

whatever regatta that was, it was clearly not competitive. it looks windy, and boats are heeled over, yet no one is hiking hard! what a bunch of old pussies!

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 01:48 AM


I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.


is it safe to assume that those decades were several decades ago?


Ha!

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 01:56 AM


If they only had a masters olympics>>>>

whatever regatta that was, it was clearly not competitive. it looks windy, and boats are heeled over, yet no one is hiking hard! what a bunch of old pussies!



No not competitive at all...just the masters division at the worlds at the end of the second weather leg...and yes I was winning at that point and on over the next reach run reach two of them ( Bethwaite and Coutts) manged to pass me because I cannot go downhill for shit...


But..the boats you see except for Schlacter on 007 in 5th are way back in the fleet. The other three leaders are all in a row on the starboard layline out of the shot.



Isn't that photographic technology that lets you see though a person's clothing a hoot??

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 06:48 AM

I dig it - sexiest she has ever looked. Scot is less enamored. I have never seen abs like that in decades of being a gym rat.


You a gym Rat?

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 07:06 AM

Rumo\r has it they set out traps for him...

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 08:52 AM

If she sits on the ratchet block, does it become a snatch block ?



She has a nice Cam(el) cleat.




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