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People Willingly Tattooing Their Bodies With Reebok Logos

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Turns out there's no shortage of people who are willing to get Reebok's logo permanently tattooed on their body. Reebok dropped in on the Tough Viking competition in Stockholm, Adweek reports, and set up a tattoo studio where folks could get tattoos of Reebok's newish logo. Whoever got the biggest Reebok tattoo won a one-year sponsorship worth about $5,800 in Reebok gear. Looks like covering your entire thigh is what it took. The winner, Camilla Nilsson, now has her own Reebok ad, with the tagline "Pain is temporary. Reebok is forever."

Not only did eight other people get a Reebok tattoo that day, 94 people had their names on a wait list for the corporate brand tattoo. There just wasn't time for them all to get inked. Reebok made an intense video about it, in which a Swedish tattoo artist says: "We could have ten tattoo artists here and we still wouldn't have time for everyone."

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