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Last night I noticed Tipsarevic shaves his legs. Mardy Fish does as well. Ferrero use to back in his heyday.

I find it intriguing and slightly mysterious. Like maybe a special breed of human?

Anyone else?
 

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I saw this alot when I went to Madrid. Players like Canas, Nalbandian who you would think like hair on their legs but shave. Apparently my coach told me it's cause it helps the massage afterwards if they have no hair. But then Federer has hairy legs so? It confuses me too.
 

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I saw this alot when I went to Madrid. Players like Canas, Nalbandian who you would think like hair on their legs but shave. Apparently my coach told me it's cause it helps the massage afterwards if they have no hair. But then Federer has hairy legs so? It confuses me too.
Yeah, a bit too much hair. :scared:
 

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Safins leg to me have always looked pretty bald. I wouldn't be shaving my legs, even if it helps the massage or whatever.
 

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Federer could take a buzz saw to his and it wouldn't do anything. :lol:
 

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I don't see anything wrong with players shaving their legs. It even looks better! ;)
 

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if they shave their legs they should shave everythign

can you imagine someone like federer (and myself) who has hairybelly with shaved legs? rofl
 

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Doesn't seem like an issue either way- maybe some do it because they feel better if they sweat a lot? Competitive swimmers and cyclists will, as well.

Except for Fish, everyone looks fine. :)
 

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All the cyclists are shaving them, but I dont know why...aerodynamics maybe? :confused:

I tried it once and its the most weird feeling :lol: I couldnt wait to get some hair back. And some friends were making a fool out of me. :silly:
 

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I heard that it's also because if the leg needs to be taped for support, it's more effective and a lot less painful to remove the tape with no hair.
 

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All the cyclists are shaving them, but I dont know why...aerodynamics maybe? :confused:

I tried it once and its the most weird feeling :lol: I couldnt wait to get some hair back. And some friends were making a fool out of me. :silly:
I don't know about cycling but I do know speed skaters and swimmers shave for aerodynamic purposes.
 

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:scratch: Speedskaters too :confused:??

They're wearing long suits, why do they need to shave their legs??
Speedskating is a sport where milliseconds matter, athletes will take any advantage they can get. I knew a guy in junior high whose brother competed and he shaved his legs. Incidentally, he went on to win an Olympic medal in Turin.
 

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Calling J'Torian and alfonsojose...
I'd never shave my legs. I would feel like a woman. I'm a guy :D, who happens to like another guys :angel:
 
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