Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pictured having a morning swim at Bondi Beach.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pictured having a morning swim at Bondi Beach.

PM’s togs turns heads at Bondi Beach

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has dived right in to his New Year fitness regimen, dropping his dacks and dipping his toe into the sea at Bondi.

While the PM is known to be partial to a morning walk, the 63-year-old was instead spotted sporting a pair of square-cut, fitted black trunks; which were significantly less flashy than the infamous red budgie smugglers worn by former PM and Liberal Leader Tony Abbott.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pictured having a morning swim at Bondi Beach.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pictured having a morning swim at Bondi Beach.

 

Bike-short style made famous by Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. Picture: Matrix
Bike-short style made famous by Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. Picture: Matrix

 

Not surprisingly, Abbott's swimwear choice did little to herald a comeback of budgie smugglers, however the PM is on-trend in his swimming trunks, with the bike-short style made famous by Daniel Craig in Bond film Casino Royale.

And while the grandfather was hardly showcasing the physique of James Bond emerging from the ocean, he was setting a good example for Aussies who had perhaps indulged in a little too much Christmas pudding and holiday cheer over the silly season.

Former PM Tony Abbott.
Former PM Tony Abbott.

The PM's trunks, which also feature white piping and a drawstring waist, are made by Melbourne underwear and swimwear brand Funky Trunks, and retail for just $44.95.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a morning swim at Bondi Beach. Picture: Matrix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a morning swim at Bondi Beach. Picture: Matrix

 

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hit up Bondi Beach. Picture: Matrix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hit up Bondi Beach. Picture: Matrix
Daniel Craig as James Bond in a scene from the film 'Casino Royale'.
Daniel Craig as James Bond in a scene from the film 'Casino Royale'.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Picture: Matrix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Picture: Matrix
It appears that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was recognised by bystanders during his dip. Picture: Matrix
It appears that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was recognised by bystanders during his dip. Picture: Matrix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull jumps over waves. Picture: Matrix
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull jumps over waves. Picture: Matrix


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