I can’t pretend I have a massive amount of interest in gymnastics. Admittedly, it was something I was actually quite good at as a kid, but the wonder of vaulting and somersaults has long since waned.
So it was with only a mild amount of curiosity that I read the interview with British world gymnastics champion Beth Tweddle in this weekend’s Observer Sport Monthly.
And she gave up this wonderful nugget of information:
In competition I glue my leotard on to my bum with tape spray… it saves you the embarrassment of showing the world your bum.
The things you have to do as a professional sportsperson, eh?