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Homemade Gorilla Suit Costumes

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Gorilla suit costumes are a classic, and it doesn’t matter what you’re dressing up for. A gorilla suit costume is just as appropriate at a science fiction convention as it is at a Halloween party. And new versions of the classic gorilla costume look more realistic than ever.

Making your own gorilla suit costume can be a challenge, but it can be a fun way to spend some time with one of your kids, and it can save you a little bit of money. If you’re handy and like doing craft type stuff, give making your own gorilla suit for Halloween a try.

Your gorilla suit will need arms and a torso, as well as pants. I recommend sweatshirts and sweatpants, in black or gray. You can then attach the fur to the appropriate places on the costume. Get yourself a cool gorilla mask to top it off with, and you’ve got a homemade gorilla costume that can’t be beat.

If you really want to have some fun with a gorilla suit, try emulating some of the early Planet of the Apes movies to see if anyone is nostalgic enough to remember the films and make the connection. If you’ve got some buddies who are also science fiction geeks, you could even have someone dress as Charlton Heston from the movie. If someone is creative and artistic, you could set up your own Statue of Liberty prop so that you can re-enact the end of the original movie. That will really drive the crowd wild.

Kids’ Play in Snow: on Buying Kid’s Skis

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Acquiring the proper ski for a young individual takes meeting the accurate ski to the child’s skill and ability. Regulated skis make an outstanding option for youngsters. Select the exact length of ski by getting into account the kid’s height, weight and skiing capability.

Shorter skis are much better for a beginner to contain; nevertheless, a low-density modest skier will as well be well-situated on shorter skis. Select a forged ski that is an all-mountain ski. Additional side cut and narrowed skis, while accessible, are not obligatory for skiing well.

Search for a ski that folds slightly when force is utilized to the center while holding the tip. A super-stiff ski is not perfect for a minor. Ensure to find that the skis have camber.

The skis should bend out in a umbel-like form when an individual points the ski bases together, making a distance between every other, while the points and rears are meeting.

Refer to the sales representative, since there are various variables particular to a child. Counting on how much the child skis, a pair of skis should to last at least two seasons. The ski resort’s rental shops commonly have great deals on skis during peak seasons.

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November 2nd, 2010 at 12:02 am

How to Properly Put on an Athletic Tape

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Putting on athletic tape basically has two purposes for the full on athlete. One is to secure injured parts, and another is to give support during an athletic game or even during training. Before putting on the tape, it is important to prep the area first by washing it and then drying it thoroughly. If the area is prone to blistering or irritation, it might be wise to apply some lubricant such as petroleum jelly first to the area.

If the area is hairy, then the player might want to shave off the hair as well. After putting on the tape, one could spray on an adherent that quickly dries so that the tape could adhere better on the skin.

Some Important Considerations When Athletic Taping

When putting on athletic tape, make sure all creases are smoothed out. This is because creases will not make one comfortable and can even lead to skin irritations. Make sure, too, to not wound the athletic tape around too tightly, or else, blood flow to the area just might be constricted.

It is important, too, to be able to know how to remove the athletic tape. Taking it off basically just involves tearing off the athletic tape from the area. But don’t think this is easy – it just might be hard to do at first, but as long as the act is quickly done, then everything will be fine.

Written by kim

October 23rd, 2010 at 11:27 pm