November 10th was a great day in Zurich, Switzerland: it's when the World Pole Dancing Championship 2012 happened. Pole dancing has been getting a lot more attention in the past few years as a legitmate sport, and it's no wonder; it's a feat that demands strength, flexibility, technical perfection, and babeliness. Check out our list of 10 reasons why we love pole dancers, with pics from this week's epic competition.

WHY WE LOVE POLE DANCERS:

They know the importance of stretching before a work-out.

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They know when to ask for help (This man has the best job in the world).

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They don't let a few holes in their stockings ruin their day.

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They are team players.

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They give great hugs.

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They really know how to set a mood.

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They're light on their feet.

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They're graceful.

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They're really flexible, when plans change.

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They are very, very strong.

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