A history of sports streaking

01Dec07

Career streaker Mark Roberts takes a dive during the Wimbledon final in 2002 between Lleyton Hewitt and David Nalbandian.

Naked facts at Wimbledon: Tennis player Richard Krajicek of the Netherlands smiles as an unidentified streaker runs across the Center Court in 1996.

Merry Christmas: Middlesbrough star Paul Gascoigne and teammate Robbie Mustoe are confronted by a Christmas Bunny streaker during their Premiership clash with Newcastle United in Britain in 1998.

“Serial streaker” Mark Roberts dances on the field of play during the NFL Bridgestone International Series match between New York Giants and Miami Dolphins at London’s Wembley Stadium in October 2007.

A cold streaker is escorted off the pitch during the Coca-Cola League One match between Leyton Orient and Brighton and Hove Albion in London earlier this month.

Lokomotive Leipzig fan: A fan of the Bundesliga soccer team FC Lokomotive Leipzig in eastern Germany walks nude across the pitch to rev up her team in 2004

The 19th hole at the 124th British Open in St. Andrews: A streaker is chased as he runs onto the ground. In the foreground, US golfer John Daly is kissed by his wife Paulette.

A woman streaker invades the 18th green to run around the flag just before the arrival of Tiger Woods onto the green on the Old Course at St. Andrews at the British Open Championship in July 2000. The woman was taken into custody and Woods went on to win the Open.

French Open streaker: During the Men’s Final between the Netherlands’ Martin Verkerk and Spain’s Juan Carlos Ferrero, a streaker is pulled off the court.

A streaker is arrested during the Five Nations rugby match between England and Wales at Twickenham in London in 1974.

Stadium security attempt to catch a streaker at midfield during second half CFL football action between the Edmonton Eskimos and Saskatchewan Roughriders in Edmonton, Canada in July.

Dressed in only shoes and a hat, Bielefeld-based streaker “Ernie” runs onto the playing field during a game between Borussia Dortmund and Arminia Bielefeld in 2005.

Australian cricket captain Greg Chappell shields a streaker with his bat during the World Series match between Austalia and the West Indies in Brisbane.

Greetings, Oliver Kahn: A streaker greets the FC Bayern München goalie during the German League Cup. The fan was later forced to pay a €1,000 fine.

Professional streaker Mark Roberts jumps into the pool during the performances of the synchronized swimming team final at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona in 2003.

<<Spiegel Online>>

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6 Responses to “A history of sports streaking”

  1. 1 neil

    fantastic

  2. Streakers have no respect for the etiquette of any of these games do they? What is their motivatrion? Attention and publicity I guess…..

  3. 3 Spoke

    BRILLIANT!!!!

  4. I’m glad I finally found a compilation of this. Some hot girls too.

  5. 5 Jeff

    Hahhah awesome. What a great website to stumble upon while trying to do a paper for school.


  1. 1 british open streakers

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