Gravel Rash denied official status

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Gravel Rash denied official status is a News Bulletin by Gert Tegray posted to the Commerce and Communications Network in 2790. It does not impact commodity prices.


Gravel Rash denied official status
Report by Gert Tegray
Gravel Rash enthusiasts were disappointed after their application to have the sport given official accreditation for next years System Games was rejected. The sport, which involves the competitor surfing down slopes made of gravel and other abrasive substances on bare buttocks, was considered 'unsuitable' for mass audiences. Reigning champion Arfa 'Soprano' Bellgon said 'I'm very upset by the decision. I've dedicated a lot of time, both in hospital and on the slopes, to perfecting my skills, and to have my abilities dismissed so lightly is a slap in the face'. Gravel Rash supervisors are considering an appeal, based on Levels of Permitted Nakedness laws.