Stiletto Racing Is The Worst (Albeit Hilarious) Idea Ever
If you’ve ever WALKED in stilettos (guys, I’m just TOTEZ talking to you), you’ll know that it’s not the easiest thing in the world. It’s all fun and games while you’re prancing around Nordstrom’s, high on the fact that these badass BCBG’s are 40% off, sashaying whilst simultaneously checking out how bomb your ass looks when it’s propped up by 6-inch, straw-thin heels. “Surrrre,” you think to yourself. “I can do this. Yeah. I mean, sure there’s an 89% chance that I’ll roll my ankle, aggravating the Aldo Accident of ’09, but these shoes are, like, beautiful. Yeah, there’s no way I’ll eat shit on 6th street.”
Yeah, you’re gonna eat shit on 6th street.
But DID YOU KNOW that there are women who not only strut in style from bar to bar but–quite the contrary–actually RACE in stilettos. According to The Huffington Post, “Just last month, women in Moscow, Russia, voluntarily signed up to sprint 50 meters in a minimum of 3.5 inch heels –all to win a $3,000 shopping spree. Watch the video that captures this insanity here!
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