UNLIKE hair-conscious metrosexuals, the men competing at the Nude Olympics yesterday were particularly valued for their hairy behinds.
"Nicely tanned, good overall shape, very firm and nice fuzz judge Jhabel, explaining what she was looking for.
Her sister judge, Karen Prior, was looking for "a bit of colour and nice bum-fluff.
While an eventual winner was selected in the men's bum competition, the atmosphere was distinctly inclusive yesterday at South Australia's Maslins Beach - said to be the nation's first nudist beach.
"We accept people the way they are,'' said Ken, a regular nudist who attended with his partner Jenny. "If people are different shapes and sizes you just accept that - no one's perfect."
Since it was proclaimed by the Labor government of Don Dunstan in 1975, Maslins Beach has remained a kilometre-long bastion for nudists, or "naturists'' as many prefer to be called.