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The Warwick Rowers promote their 2015 nude calendar

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 01:28

Britain’s Warwick Rowers show off their abs and a lot more in latest calendar. Roselle Chen reports.

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For the sixth year in a row the members of the University of Warwick rowing team are stripping down for a 12-month calendar. Fans can expect more guys then ever in this year's calendar, featuring 17 men, larger pictures and a fold out poster. The models in the calendar are full-time students at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England and are all members of the rowing team. Matt Dabell learned how to perfect his pout after posing for the calendar for a few years. SOUNDBITE: Matt Dabell, calendar model, saying (English): "I remember in the very first calendar I did I didn't really know what to do with my face so I kind of liked - stared at the camera a bit." The calendar is shot over the course of six days in various locations with some set ups creating tricky situations. First-timer Oliver Greede said: SOUNDBITE: Oliver Greede, calendar model, saying (English): "In a row boat you slide, basically the seat slides back and forth. And obviously there is potential for damage there. I'm sure you can image. You can infer what I'm trying to say." The idea was birthed in 2009 as a simple way to raise money for new equipment with proceeds also benefitting the team's charity, Sport Allies, which fights homophobia in sports. The calendar has earned the Warwick Rowers global and celebrity recognition, with Sir Ian McKellen, Kylie Minogue and Stephen Fry among its supporters.

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The Warwick Rowers promote their 2015 nude calendar

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 01:28