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"Pelvic thrusts are always good": My crazy night at the Air Sex World Championship

I went to an Air Sex competition with porn star Kayden Kross, and I learned (a lot) more than I thought I would


Shanrah Wakefield
August 12, 2014 3:00AM (UTC)

“Get ready for the most prestigious sporting event on earth!” roared host Chris Trew.

And with that, the Los Angeles leg of the Air Sex World Championships was underway. It was the sixth stop in a country-wide tour sponsored by sex toy giant Fleshlight, which I attended with porn star Kayden Kross, in a darkened Silverlake bar. The competition is indeed a real thing, and will cover 22 U.S. cities in one month before pitting regional finalists against each other in an almighty “F-off” in Austin, Texas.

It goes like this: You pick your music. You develop a two-minute routine showcasing your favorite (or otherwise) sex moves, and pick a stage name to match. You replace your sexual partner or object with air. You display your simulated sex abilities in front of a roaring audience and panel of (primarily...

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