Stephanie Rice injured shoulder during home stripper pole routine?

Aug 07, 2012, 16:26 IST | ANI

Stephanie Rice was recently in the news for her racy bikini picture posted onto her Twitter profile. And now...

Swimming star Stephanie Rice’s crippling shoulder injury may be because of using a stripper pole.

In an interview with Triple M, the 24-year-old sportswoman has revealed that she had a stripper pole installed in her home for cross training exercise.

Stephanie Rice
Stephanie Rice. Photo: AFP

“I did do some classes and I made one of my family members buy me the pole because I was, like, well this can be cross-training exercise,” the Telegraph quoted Rice as telling the radio station.

“But I don’t have it any more,” she said.

The triple gold-medallist said her future in the pool was uncertain, but she was trying to enjoy herself after her Olympics preparation, which included a four-month drinking ban.

She also said that she would have to come up with a new outfit if she did go to the 2016 Olympic Games: “I’m gonna have to think of something new - it was the police outfit in ‘08, the bikini in 2012 ...”

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