Sports Illustrated was at NAPA this year and posted an article on their “Extra Mustard” digital site. You can read an excerpt below, but for the full article, click here.
It’s now that I finally see what pole dancing competitions are all about. For three to five minutes contestants push the human body — and logic — to its very limits with moves like the Table Top (hanging parallel to the floor), Rocket Woman (it looks like you’re flying) and something called Spatchcock (a modified vertical split). In completing these poses, each participant demonstrates absurd levels of upper body and core strength not to mention flexibility.