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Glorious, glorious nudity. There is no guilt in this pleasure: The University of Warwick Rowing Club has stripped down for the fifth year in a row for a nude calendar, with proceeds helping to fight homophobia. The University of Warwick Boat Club was founded in and is "on the verge of top tier status in British rowing.
Newser — Two brothers are rowing across the Atlantic Ocean—in the buff. John and Kurt Schwartz began their 3,mile journey this week, telling Mashable that manning the oars nude cuts down on blisters, sores, and other problems that pesky clothing causes. The duo set out from the Canary Islands on Wednesday in a foot craft that Kurt, 29, explained looks less like a typical rowboat and "more like a rocket ship" with a cabin on each end—one for sleeping, one for supplies—sandwiching an open middle. Autopilot and foot pedals help with steering, per Old City Life, and the brothers plan to alternate rowing in two-hour shifts with someone always on the lookout for an imminent collision with a cargo ship.
Nude calendars are a special type of wall calendar or table calendar that feature nude models in a variety of scenes and locations. Predominantly in the United Kingdomnude calendars are produced to raise money for charity. Commercial advertising on calendars started in the late 19th century and has often been linked to pictures or photographs of pin-up models.
By Corey Charlton for MailOnline. The University of Warwick 1st VIII squad caused controversy last year when their first nude shoot was branded 'pornographic' and removed by Facebook. The rowing team, from the University of Warwick, posed for the racy calendar despite last year's effort being branded 'pornographic'.
The men and women of Wellington Rowing Club have doffed their clothes - all in the name of mental health awareness. It grew from a joke but after several early morning photo shoots, the club has produced a nude fundraising calendar for the second year running. This year's photo shoots include some photos taken along Wellington's waterfront - an uncomfortably public spot to strip down.
Rowing association Argo released a nude calendar last week. The calendar will be sold in the clubhouse of the association and costs 10 euro. An interview with Marlies, one of the initiators.
The women involved hoped that the tasteful photography and creative shots will help boost body confidence in young women. It includes tasteful shots, centred on teamwork, happiness, and body confidence. For more information about the calendar, click here.