Flowrider and Bikinis

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#1
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So I am going on FOS this february and my girls are looking forward to the flow rider. I was just curious about your past experiances with the flowrider and wardrobe malfunctions to help me figure out what they should wear.
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#2
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Women are HIGHLY encouraged to wear a t-shirt on the flowrider. You may want to check the hieght requirement, I think it is 48 inches (not sure). The force of the water has been known to disrobe many a rider.
#3
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one piece swimsuit, board shorts with surf shirt or at the very least a t-shirt over swimsuit.
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On a recent visit to a local waterpark that has a flowrider, I noticed that a lot of the riders had their shorts pulled down a little further by the current than was comfortable when they fell. I would go with one-pieces for girls.
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I am glad you posted this question! I have wondered about this as well. I assume the t-shirt women are encouraged to wear should not be white and should be some what form fitting? I just imagine a big shirt would get in the way and be bothersome.

Good to know!!
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#6
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If the girls are not wearing a one-piece, then they should be wearing board shorts over their bikini bottoms. I wore a bikini with board shorts and a tight tank top on top but I STILL lost my bottoms!!! This happened twice! Next time I will wear shorts that are tighter fitting so they stay up when I fall down.
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Originally posted by ejpumpkin
I am glad you posted this question! I have wondered about this as well. I assume the t-shirt women are encouraged to wear should not be white and should be some what form fitting? I just imagine a big shirt would get in the way and be bothersome.

Good to know!!

We watched for 6 days before actually trying it on the last day. Tight fitting, dark t-shirts seemed to be popular and functional.
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So swimsuits will actually come off?
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Yep!
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Originally posted by rcclman1
So swimsuits will actually come off?
It could make for some great entertainment
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Or with the wrong person wiping out it can freighten little children! Do a search on YouTube and watch some of the wipeouts!
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I would love to hear some of your guys stories!
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#13
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Even with a one piece its best if the girls still wear a t-shirt. I wore a bikini and a t-shirt and was glad that I had the t-shirt on. Never lost my bottoms but the "girls" did pop out of the top. However the t-shirt kept the "girls" covered. I did the flowrider standing up and it seemed to me that the people that lost their bottoms were those doing the boogie boarding.
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So swimsuits will actually come off?
yes...people watching at the flowrider is quite fun
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Originally posted by As the ship sails
Even with a one piece its best if the girls still wear a t-shirt. I wore a bikini and a t-shirt and was glad that I had the t-shirt on. Never lost my bottoms but the "girls" did pop out of the top. However the t-shirt kept the "girls" covered. I did the flowrider standing up and it seemed to me that the people that lost their bottoms were those doing the boogie boarding.
Yep, this is what happened to me. I rode it 5 total times, and my bottoms flew off twice -- both while boogie boarding. My husband caught it on video, but I am NOT showing you all!
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#18
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Originally posted by RCCL Suite Life
It could make for some great entertainment

Not sure how this happens. Any body have any pics??
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Originally posted by B-52
Not sure how this happens. Any body have any pics??
There's lots of video
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Originally posted by B-52
Not sure how this happens. Any body have any pics??
No, but I have some great video. My wife yells at me every time I watch it!
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