WARDROBE malfunctions have got to be up there with the most embarrassing things to happen to someone — so when it occurs in front of millions of sports fans it must be unbearable. There has already been an awkward nip-slip caught on camera during the Rio Olympics water polo match between USA and Spain. But it turns out that was just one moment in a long list of embarrassing incidents involving elite athletes flashing a little too much flesh. Russian ice-skater Ekaterina Rubleva suffered one of the worst ever boob-flashes at the European Championships in Her super-tight all-in-one split as she bent over just seconds before jumping into the bobsleigh with her team mate Nicola Minichello.
The 25 Worst Wardrobe Malfunctions in Sports
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Sporting events are intense, competitive affairs that offer sparse moments of humor while they are played, which is why nothing is as funny during a game as a wardrobe malfunction. It doesn't matter what the malfunction might be—misspellings, pants dropping, jerseys tearing—it is wildly entertaining, mostly because it is wildly unexpected. And so, in honor of some of the most dishonorable uniform gaffes in sports, we present the 25 worst wardrobe malfunctions in sports. Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
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Kerri Walsh, considered one of the greatest beach volleyball players of all time, found out for herself when she dove into the sand to reach for a ball, causing her bikini bottoms to slide down just enough to reveal the top of her buttocks. Gillian Cooke represents Scotland in track and field and bobsled. Just as she was about to take off, she leaned back and ripped her suit wide open, revealing her bare bottom to everyone behind her, including the cameraman.
When NBC televised the now infamous nip-slip moment , I wasn't really surprised. First of all, it's live television, and second of all, we're watching women tread water, score goals, and fight off their opponents as they go for the gold -- that's no easy feat. When you are working that hard, wardrobe malfunctions are bound to happen. I repeat: wardrobe malfunctions happen. To everyone.