Experience the Intensity of Professional High Heel Racing

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Jul 31, 2007 • References: secretlifeofshoes.blogspot &
You need strong ankles and a smart fashion sense in this sometimes violent and ruthless sport. This week’s 100 meter event was contested in Moscow's Hermitage garden with talented young athletes competing for a shopping voucher worth 100,000 rubles ($5,119). Similar races have been held in St. Petersburg, Berlin, Amsterdam (see video), Washington, DC , and the drag race variation for male competitors also making appearances. Rules apparently vary in the Moscow race a minimum heel height of nine centimeters (3.5 Inches) was required, in Amsterdam athletes could get away with a mere seven centimeters(2.75 Inches). By the way, hometown girl Maria Kanarova took first place in the Moscow event. Stats for Stiletto-Wearing Sprinters Trending: Older & Buzzing
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