A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 29, 2019
“I swim because I’m too sexy for a sport that requires clothes”

"I swim because I’m too sexy for a sport that requires clothes” (or “We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes") is a swimming saying that has been printed on many images. “We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes” was posted on the website Quoteland on April 22, 2007. “I swim because i am too sexy for a sport requires clothes” was posted on Twitter by Jesse Herndon on May 30, 2009.

It’s not known who originated the “too sexy” swimming saying, but it was probably popularized by an image.


Quoteland
swimming quotes anyone??
SWIMMINGISLIFE
4/22/07 10:03 PM
We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.

Twitter
♛ Renee Tay
@reneetay
We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes, and Chlorine is my perfume! ♥ off to the swim pool
9:42 AM - 20 Apr 2009

Twitter
Lorre Smith
@LorreS
Tee shirt: “We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes”
3:12 PM - 20 Apr 2009

Twitter
Jesse Herndon
@Jesse_Herndon
“I swim because i am too sexy for a sport requires clothes”
2:06 AM - 30 May 2009

Only Swimmers (December 5, 2009)
Swimming Quotes, Sayings for Swimmers, Swim Quotations
(...)
We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.
~Author Unknown

Twitter
Torayy Vincett
@victoriapagie17
I swim because im too sexy for a sport that requires clothes. haha
11:16 PM - 19 Dec 2009

Twitter
campbell carsley
@cambo97
We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes #WHYCAMBOSWIMS hahahahahhaa
8:00 AM - 12 Apr 2011

Google Groups: Lighthouse Masters
SHIRT SLOGANS.......
Julie Merriam
2/5/14
For those who need a little brain boost.... here are some slogans that have be winners previous years....

We swim because we’re too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.

Swim Swam
NINE SWIMMING T-SHIRT SAYINGS WITH WISDOM AND INSIGHT
BY SWIMSWAM
January 19th, 2015
(...)
6. “WE SWIM BECAUSE WE ARE TOO SEXY FOR A SPORT THAT REQUIRES CLOTHES”
Also consider the fact that swimmers have to stuff their bodies into black spandex more often than someone with a rubber fetish. For girls this job has to be undertaken in pairs and is no mean feat with no cushions of fat to manoeuvre around.

Twitter
Odyssey Open Water Swimming
@ODYSSEY_swim
“We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.”—Anonymous
#odysseyalcatraz #alcatraz #swimming #swim #openwaterswimming
12:27 AM - 27 Oct 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Monday, April 29, 2019 • Permalink