Definitions for: Athletic Supporter


[n] a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise



Synonyms: jock, jockstrap, suspensor

See Also: protective garment




Famous Quotes Containing Athletic Supporter:


It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.

-- Herb Elliott (Australian Athlete)

And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.

-- Jose Mourinho (Portuguese Coach)

No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out.

-- Arthur Lydiard (New Zealander Athlete)

The muscular, athletic type is not representative of the human race, who are varied in their physique.

-- Vivienne Westwood (English Designer)

There's no bigger supporter in Jessica's life than me.

-- Nick Lachey (American Musician)

I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair.

-- Peter Mandelson (British Politician)

The Athletic Association competed against the University. So there was an event. You cannot break world records unless it is an established event, and you have three timekeepers, and the whole thing is organized.

-- Roger Bannister (British Athlete)

I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George W. Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it, I would vote yes on first blush.

-- Jerry Falwell (American Clergyman)

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

-- Jesse Owens (American Athlete)

My dad was an Arsenal supporter and he used to take me there, but I've always been Chelsea.

-- Eric Bristow (American Celebrity)

I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.

-- Uma Thurman (American Actress)

I am particularly disturbed that our country is the largest financial supporter of an organization that not only wastes a lot of our money but also seems to be increasingly anti-American in its policies and conduct.

-- Mac Thornberry (American Politician)

As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books.

-- Jeff Miller (American Politician)

I'm not saying that the press is wrong to report any internal differences we have, but at the same time, I think it's our job to keep them from becoming public issues, for anything that detracts from the purely athletic aspects of the sport is bad for us.

-- Pete Rozelle (American Celebrity)

I've always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done.

-- Jaime King (American Actress)

I'm a conservative. I was an avid supporter of Ronald Reagan; I thought he was fabulous.

-- Shannen Doherty (American Actress)

I've been a strong financial and political supporter of, first, President Bush Sr. when he was running for president, and even when he ran for president a time or two and failed.

-- Kenneth Lay (American Businessman)

An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.

-- Robert Benchley (American Comedian)

At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.

-- Oliver Reed (English Actor)

Body language is essential for an actress, even if you don't use your body in an athletic way. Just to be free, to use it like your voice. A body can be small and have incredible violence. A body talks.

-- Anne Parillaud (French Actress)

I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.

-- LeBron James (American Athlete)

In Congress, I am a strong supporter of the New Apollo Energy Act. This plan would help to establish our energy independence, create jobs, and provide cleaner, reliable, and more affordable energy.

-- Allyson Schwartz (American Politician)

Women's sports is still in its infancy. The beginning of women's sports in the United States started in 1972, with the passage of Title 9 for girls to finally get athletic scholarships.

-- Billie Jean King (American Athlete)

Canada has always been a strong supporter of China's accession to the WTO... We look forward to playing a constructive role in helping complete China's accession.

-- Pierre Pettigrew ( -)

Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.

-- Bart Starr (American Athlete)

A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.

-- Chevy Chase (American Comedian)

I wasn't athletic. I played baseball, but I was terrible.

-- Matt Long (American Actor)

I was a tomboy who liked to play rough just like my two older brothers. That's probably why I liked the athletic part of skating - especially the jumping!

-- Nancy Kerrigan (American Athlete)

The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science.

-- Bill Toomey (American Athlete)

As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak provides and as someone who represents a congressional district that counts on safe, reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations.

-- Tim Bishop (American Politician)

I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.

-- Lucille Roybal-Allard ( -)

Just kidding, I've been very athletic all my life.

-- Kiana Tom (American Model)

My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas. Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted them into the new calendar.

-- Natalie Gulbis (American Athlete)

The time given to athletic contests and the injuries incurred on the playing field are part of the price which the English-speaking race has paid for being world conquerors.

-- Henry Cabot Lodge (American Politician)

I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note.

-- Jim Evans (American Athlete)


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