Pole dancing is traditionally known as a "strip club" sport, but have you thought about how truly athletic and talented you need to be to dance on a vertical pole? Sure, take away the bikini thong outfits and give them regular dance outfits and it's not as appealing, but it's still crazy difficult and mind-blowing to watch!.

Here's an article by Men's Fitness talking about an online petition to the International Olympic Committee to get pole dancing added as an Olympic sport.

I'm all for it being a recognized sport, especially in the Olympics. Bring it on!! As a matter of fact, I'd love to put one of these in my own home...bolted in tight on both top and bottom.

For those who think it DOESN'T take talent, the video below is for you...