Nummer Ni (That’s “number nine” in Norwegian, according to Google Translate)

As we count down The Anthology’s most ridiculous moments of 2010, I would like to present to you…


9. Forget David Beckham and his Armani underwear ads, the most ridiculous sports/fashion cross-polination has to be Team Norway’s curling pants at the 2010 Winter Olympics. The red, the white, the beige, the blue. The clown-like diamond print. They made a sports fan out of me. And if they don’t inspire a million knock-offs in 2011, I don’t know what will.

P.S. Check out the number ten most ridiculous moment of 2010 here.

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  • Reply camille December 22, 2010 at 5:20 am

    My current desktop background is a similar picture I took when I had the good fortune to see The Pants in person. A guy in the crowd started a cheer, too – “HEY, NORWAY: We – like – your pants! We – like – your pants!” and everybody joined in. A member of Team Ulsrud raised his broom in acknowledgement. Total Olympic joy moment.

  • Reply Kelsey December 22, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Ahhhh! That would have been so fun (and funny).

    Didn’t you find the curling spectators crazy? They were even more rambunctious than Olympic hockey fans, I swear.

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