Right now, we're in the midst of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea - and already there are incredible tales of resilience, athleticism, and downing churros before snowboarding. But more importantly, the internet is working hard to explain the significance and excitement around the Winter Olympics, the only way it knows how.



1. Sure, it LOOKS impressive - IF YOU'RE AN IDIOT WHO CAN'T RECOGNIZE A SIMPLE FAILED TRIPLE LUTZ.

http://bobbyjean.tumblr.com/post/170667923436/olympic-ice-skater-like-jumps-and-stuff-me

 


2. Come to think of it, "knife shoes" is a pretty weird concept.

http://lavenderprose.tumblr.com/post/170788106634/partnered-events-in-the-summer-olympics-you-and

 


3. The Winter Olympics are basically just The Hunger Games but colder.

http://nemkriszti.tumblr.com/post/170792108851/lesbuchanan-summer-olympics-who-can-run-the

 

4. I am all-in on this Tron reboot.


5. Okay this one's a little too real.

http://aureumignis.com/post/170822672726/me-munching-on-some-thin-mints-while-shlumped-on

 


6. ...I'm prettttttty sure these are all real terms.


7. (*fingers crossed neither of the ShibSibs get killed on the ice*)

https://kendrene.tumblr.com/post/170799928707/summer-olypmics-lets-tune-in-and-see-who-the

 


8. We will spend literally every other day this year freaking out over disasters and politics, so it's nice to have a brief few days where we get to marvel at the athletes doing cool tricks in the snow.

http://lil-miss-romano.tumblr.com/post/170702671179/me-the-world-is-fucked-were-all-fucked

 


9. Adam Rippon does EVERYTHING with good eyebrows.

https://thanekyrellcienaree.tumblr.com/post/170776463908/just-shower-thoughts-the-winter-olympics-is-just

 


10. Nothing but respect for MY gold medal-winning skater.

http://kitsunecoffee.tumblr.com/post/76071089246/brilliantinemortality-vagisodium-apriki