Pole dancers' gravity-defying stunts

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Ekaterina Malykhina and Tallyta Torres of Brazil perform during the doubles category at the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

Ekaterina Malykhina and Tallyta Torres of Brazil perform during the doubles category at the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

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Florencia Bustos of Argentina performs at the Miss Pole Dance South America competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

Florencia Bustos of Argentina performs at the Miss Pole Dance South America competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

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Renzo Escudero Zerga of Peru performs in the men's category at the Miss Pole Dance South America competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

Renzo Escudero Zerga of Peru performs in the men's category at the Miss Pole Dance South America competition in Buenos Aires. (Reuters Photo)

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Pole dancer Florencia Murga of Argentina performs in the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 and Pole Dance Argentina 2013 competitions in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo)

Pole dancer Florencia Murga of Argentina performs in the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 and Pole Dance Argentina 2013 competitions in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo)

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Pole dance couple Polet Cuevas and Munira Hasen of Chile perform in the doubles' category of the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 competition in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo)

Pole dance couple Polet Cuevas and Munira Hasen of Chile perform in the doubles' category of the Miss Pole Dance South America 2013 competition in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo)

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Brazilian pole dance couple Ekaterina Malykhina and Tallyta Torres compete en route to wining first place in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Brazilian pole dance couple Ekaterina Malykhina and Tallyta Torres compete en route to wining first place in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Argentine pole dance couple Belen Serra and Joaquin Dezzoti compete en route to a second place finish in the double during the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Argentine pole dance couple Belen Serra and Joaquin Dezzoti compete en route to a second place finish in the double during the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Colombian pole dance couple Sandra Toro and Wilson Mejia compete for a third place finish in the doubles competition during the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Colombian pole dance couple Sandra Toro and Wilson Mejia compete for a third place finish in the doubles competition during the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Venezuelan pole dancer Gregoris Garcia competes en route to winning in the Male South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Venezuelan pole dancer Gregoris Garcia competes en route to winning in the Male South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Peruvian pole dancer Mariela Duffo competes in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Peruvian pole dancer Mariela Duffo competes in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Venezuelan pole dancer Eugenia Tovar competes in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Venezuelan pole dancer Eugenia Tovar competes in the South America 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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Argentine pole dancer Luciana Reyna competes in the Argentina 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

Argentine pole dancer Luciana Reyna competes in the Argentina 2013 Pole Dance competition in Buenos Aires. (AFP Photo)

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