Playtex Sport Pads


This not the first time skateboards have been used to sell feminine protection. Recall Stayfree Maxi Pads in 1978. Playtex has a print ad and a TV commercial in rotation for their Sport Ultra Thin line of pads. Who is this woman (Update: She is Nikki Rose Quinlan.) and where was this shot? Catch the commercial and the advert after the break. Somewhere in this post there’s a joke about helmets and pad nannies, but I can’t find it.

playtex-ad not tampons


  1. Fossil Diver on May 14, 2015 - Reply

    Pads are for pussies.

  2. Do they come in men’s XL? (or SM for Grover)?

  3. Lard bomb on May 16, 2015 - Reply

    Damn, she could use Chapstick w/ those knee pads

  4. Sallly on May 17, 2015 - Reply

    Because you asked…. Her name is Nikki Rose. She’s an Australian model who also skates. 🙂

    • Thanks for the info. I added it to the main post.

    • Aussie girls have no shame. In a good way. Probably comes from dealing with the segment of Aussie males that remain the worst sort of band-together little schoolboys for too long. But, though I haven’t been there in ages, I suspect those types don’t really gravitate toward skating, or at least transition skating… thus leaving it to the girls and other non-pussies.

      • Lard bomb on May 20, 2015 - Reply

        Aussie women have no shame…probably cuz they are descendant of a penal colony and have a hypothalemous twice the size of normal people

        • I’m not familiar with the hypothalemous… but her hypothalamus dunnt look out of proportion to me.

          • Lard bomb on June 5, 2015 -

            It’s a walnut sized gland in the brain that regulates sexual desires, as well as impulsive behavior…Armchair psychobabble 101

          • RH on June 9, 2015 -

            The “hypothalemous” is an imaginary gland in your head… there ain’t no such thing. What, are you trying to make skaters, or non-Aussies, look illiterate?

  5. Wow she’s hot.

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