Monday, August 11, 2008

Head Covering Sun Protection, and Covered Athletes


Just a short entry and free advert. for Coolibar, makers of sun protective clothing, sun hats, and UV protection swim wear. They're having an end of summer sale. Please check out head coverings for men, women and children, as well as a variety of modest, sun protective active and swim wear. Even a protective face drape. Such a neat thing that sun protection equals modest dress sometimes - they'll make more business that way, I think. :)


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And speaking of head covering athletic types, see this article on the veiled athletes competing in the Olympic games this year. "Veiled Athletes Challenge Stereotypes in Beijing", story in Reuters.com.

This year's Games will see a sizable sprinkling of veiled athletes who are determined to avoid offending devout Muslims back home while showing skimpily dressed rivals there is nothing constricting about wearing "hijab".
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