Europeans could show us a thing or two in the shower November 19, — Anyone who has spent time in Europe will be completely unsurprised by this confession. It's common knowledge that Euros, for whatever reason, have a much freer attitude towards sex and their bodies than we of the English-speaking world, and it makes perfect sense that this freedom is seen to reverberate in the world of elite sport. Advertisement Anyone who has spent a midsummer afternoon in a park in Germany has seen more flesh on display than is ever seen on Sydney's beaches. On one such afternoon in the Englischer Garten in Munich, I witnessed an amply proportioned Bavarian family strip off to the bare minimum ie nothing before cooling off in the stream while scores of topless women sunbaked around me - surely the equivalent of nude bathing in the Royal Botanic Gardens duck pond. And it's not just the Germans.