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Beach Bods: Germans Are World’s Biggest Nude Sunbathers

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Ralf Hirschberger—AFP/Getty Images An aerial view shows people crowding the beach of the lake Wannsee in Berlin, eastern Germany, on June 8, 2014.

A full 28 percent admit to having spent a day at the beach nude

Not content to simply dominate on the soccer field, Germans are also dominating in another category that celebrates the possibilities of the human form: nude sunbathing. According to travel site Expedia’s annual “Flip Flop Report,” a study of beachgoer behavior and preferences all over the world, Germans are the most likely to sunbathe in the buff among adults surveyed. A full 28 percent admit to having spent a day at the beach nude.

 

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