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Red Gerard Would Like You To Know He Didn't Oversleep That Much At The Olympics

ByAlexandra Svokos
Red Gerard, the 17-year-old snowboarding phenom who won the gold in slopestyle at PyeongChang in February 2018, openly admits that he generally tries to be "pretty chill ... easy-going, mellow." But as Gerard goes through his post-Olympics plans,…

CL's Olympics Closing Ceremony Performance Was Fire & Twitter Is Screaming

ByChelsea Stewart
It's a sad time for sports fans around the world: the Winter Olympics is ending, and won't be back for four long years. But at least the event didn't go out without a bang. On Sunday, Feb. 25, K-pop star CL performed at the Olympics closing…

Everyone Lost It For This Psychedelic Turtle At The Olympic Closing Ceremony

ByDaniella Bondar
The Olympics closing ceremony was full of drama and spectacle, but even surrounded by over the top sights, some things stood out. Like this psychedelic turtle, which had everyone gasping when it came out at the stadium. Now, tweets about the turtle…

This Teen's Guitar Performance At The Olympics Is So Rad & Twitter Can't Handle It

ByChelsea Stewart
I know Olympic medals are reserved for athletes, but if Yang Tae-hwan doesn't win some kind of award for his latest guitar performance, I'm protesting. He's just 13 years old, but he seriously became my hero after I watched him shred his guitar in…

The Medals Aren't Over At The Olympics Closing Ceremony, & Here's What's Going On

ByDaniella Bondar
That's all she wrote, folks. The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics are officially coming to a close. On Sunday, Feb. 25, the world said goodbye to the Winter games with a closing ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea. It was a celebration of all the…

This Is The Reason You Didn’t See Russia’s Flag At The 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics officially concluded with the closing ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday, Feb. 25. Similar to the opening ceremony, there was a procession of the flags representing the nations that competed in the games, but you…

This K-Pop Song Has The Perfect Meaning For The Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByCollette Reitz
Sadly, the 2018 Winter Olympics are officially over. The closing ceremony at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 25 marked the finale of the games, but the closing ceremony itself still had a few awesome performances for viewers to enjoy.…

Mikaela Shiffrin Wished The Olympics Farewell Before The Closing Ceremony

ByHollee Actman Becker
It's been a blast following the journeys of athletes like Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu as they competed for gold during the 2018 Olympic Games. Their posts have just been filled with so much hope and excitement and enthusiasm that I legit couldn't…

Chloe Kim Had Lots Of Plans Around The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByCollette Reitz
It seems like it came and went in a flash, but the fact remains that the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony was on Sunday, Feb. 25. The ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium is a great chance to see your favorite Olympians one more time.…

Here's One Famous Face You May Not See At The PyeongChang Closing Ceremony

ByAlana Altmann
Shaun White is one of the most recognizable American names of all time when it comes to winter sports. It's hard to remember a time when the accomplished 31-year-old wasn't dominating snowboarding. At this year's Olympics in PyeongChang, the…

Adam Rippon Turned Down A Huge Opportunity To Be At The Closing Ceremony

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics have given viewers so many amazing moments while also having introduced some new fan-favorite athletes. There is one figure skater on Team USA that has definitely seen his fandom grow throughout the games. Yes, I'm talking…

Nathan Chen Had To Miss The Olympics Closing Ceremony For The Saddest Reason

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics come to an end on Sunday, Feb. 25 as marked by the closing ceremony at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. As you look back on your favorite Olympic moments, you're probably thinking of a few athletes in particular that caught your…

This K-Pop Star's Song About "Bad Girls" Was So Fitting For The Winter Olympics

ByAni Bundel
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics closing ceremonies was a major hit, with the music so catchy that by the end, it had dissolved into a Dance Party South Korea. (This is not a bad thing.) One of the evening's biggest highlights was South Korean…

The Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony Was Full Of Epic Performances

ByLaura Rizzo
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics closing ceremony was all about the music. Korea delivered big time, and K-pop had a huge moment. Correction: K-pop had many huge moments throughout the entire ceremony. Who performed at the 2018 Olympics closing…

The Olympics Closing Ceremony Turned Into A Party Thanks To These DJs

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony concluded with a dance party in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 25. After all of the fanfare and the official end to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the music kept going. The DJs at the 2018 Olympics…

This K-Pop Group Performed A Real Jam For The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByLaura Rizzo
The closing ceremony at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics has done a lot of things: honored great athletes, brought countries together, and put on an overall incredible display of lights and graphics. However, it also brought a few amazing bops into the…

Lindsey Vonn Had A Special Role At The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByAni Bundel
Lindsey Vonn has had a spectacular comeback this year at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. She's been competing in alpine skiing at the Olympics since 2002 and medaled for the first time in the 2010 Vancouver Games with both gold (in downhill) and…

A Korean Pop Star Performed A Song For "Bad Girls" At The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByAni Bundel
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games are finally drawing to a close this weekend, but not before the country of South Korea gets one more chance to knock our socks off with their amazing stage show for the closing ceremony. Like the opening ceremony…

Gus Kenworthy Has Been Waiting To Celebrate The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByAni Bundel
Gus Kenworthy came into the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang with dreams of Olympic medals dancing in his head. But while he didn't make the podium this time around, he did something far more important: He made history, and he did so without even…

These Olympic Medalists Were Awarded At The Closing Ceremony & It Was Special

ByAmanda Fama
The 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea is an event to honor Olympians for their hard work throughout the games. If you're watching the ceremony live, you might've noticed that a few teams were actually given medals…

This Animal Had A Special Place In The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. The closing ceremony at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium featured many performances, but you might have a question about some of their meanings. So, what's the meaning of the turtle in the…

A Teenager Shredded A Rock Version Of A Classic Song At The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByAni Bundel
The Olympics have finally drawn to a close, but not before South Korea impresses us all over again with the closing ceremony. For the top of the show, they pulled out a light show that blew the crowd away. But the real fireworks began when a small…

Here's The Teen Sensation Who Played Electric Guitar During The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByLaura Rizzo
The Olympics may be closing, but South Korea wanted the world to go out shredding. One guitarist is the talk of the closing ceremonies — and he's only 13 years old. Who played electric guitar at the PyeongChang Olympics closing ceremony? The…

Mirai Nagasu's Insta Story Proves She's Geared Up For The Closing Ceremony

ByKaren Ruffini
I know, I know. It's a bummer that the 2018 Winter Olympics are finally coming to an end. After watching athletes from all over the world perform in events that most humans can only dream of doing, the end of Winter Olympics is here, and PyeongChang…

Ivanka Trump Was At The Olympics Closing Ceremony In Full America Gear

ByDaniella Bondar
The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. Athletes will have to pack up and go home, some with medals around their neck ready to celebrate and others empty-handed ready to do some sulking with pizza before…

The Shib Sibs Are So Ready For The Olympics Closing Ceremony & This IG Proves It

ByAmanda Fama
As you probably know, the Olympics closing ceremony is kind of a huge deal. This year, it'll wrap up the entirety of the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. During the event, athletes will walk and be acknowledged for their epic…

There's A Sweet Tradition For The Order Athletes Walk In The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Sunday, Feb. 25, the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are, sadly, coming to an end. To wrap up the two weeks of athletics and global unity, a closing ceremony will be held in South Korea, featuring whichever athletes stuck around for the grand…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Will Be At The Olympics Closing Ceremony, But Like, Why?

ByCollette Reitz
The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to an end. The closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25 in PyeongChang, South Korea marks the finale of the games. The Olympians on Team USA will represent the United States by walking in the closing ceremony while…

A Streaker Just Crashed The Winter Olympics & The Photos Are A Lot To Handle

ByAmanda Fama
Well, um, something odd just happened at the Olympics. A streaker wearing nothing but a pink tutu and a monkey penis pouch crashed the ice rink after the men’s 1,000 meter speed skating event on Friday, Feb. 23. TBH, the photos of the streaker…

3 Things To Know About CL Before She Slays The Olympics Closing Ceremony

ByKaren Ruffini
Don't cry because it's over, smile because you got to see incredible athletes perform record-breaking events while you sat on your couch drinking wine and eating potato chips. That's right, you guys: The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games’ closing…

The U.S. Picked The Perfect Athlete To Carry The Flag At The PyeongChang Closing Ceremony

ByJoseph Milord
Just a few days remains 'til the 2018 Winter Olympics come to an end, which means the closing ceremony is not too far away. Like the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25, will feature a parade of nations, during which each…

Ivanka Trump Is Repping The U.S. At The Olympics Closing Ceremony & The Pressure's On

ByHannah Golden
As the Olympic Games wind down, President Donald Trump won't have made it to PyeongChang, but his daughter has. Ivanka Trump is at the Olympics to represent the U.S. in the closing ceremony. The event, held on Sunday, Feb. 25, will mark the end of…

This Huge K-Pop Group Is Performing At The Olympics Closing Ceremony, So Be Ready

ByHollee Actman Becker
It may seem like the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang just started, but they are actually already winding down. That went way too fast, you guys! I mean, it feels like we were watching the puppets and the drones and that amazing cover of…

Mirai Nagasu Tweeted About Not Winning At The Olympics & It's Actually So Uplifting

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Friday, Feb. 23 (Thursday night in the U.S.), American figure skater Mirai Nagasu did not have the skate she wanted during the final day of individual competition at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. But rather than letting disappointment take over,…

Double Luge Is 100% The Best Sport At The Olympics & The Hilarious Photos Prove It

ByShelby Black
In case you you've been under a rock for the entire month of February, the Winter Olympics have been in full swing. From figure skating to snowboarding, these winter sports are all about grace and skill. However, this one particular sport has us…

Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski's Olympics Outfits Are So Extra & It's Perfection

ByAlexandra Svokos
At the 2014 Sochi Olympics, America witnessed something magical happen on NBC. No, it wasn't Meryl Davis and Charlie White's true love on ice. It was the rise of Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski as figure skating analysts. As the two former Olympians…

The Meaning Of The Word "PyeongChang" Fits The Olympics Perfectly

ByJoseph Milord
Before every edition of the Olympic Games, a theme is established. For example, the imagery and pageantry surrounding the PyeongChang Winter Olympics fit that theme — from the opening ceremony down to the official logo of the games — but rarely is…

The U.S. Women's Hockey Team Won Gold In The Most Dramatic Way & You Have To See It

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Thursday, Feb. 22, the U.S. women's hockey team won the gold medal in the sport at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, facing down their rivals, the Canadian team, and it was an incredible moment to behold. This was no "miracle on ice" — this was…

Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy's Friendship Is The Real Star Of The 2018 Olympics

ByShelby Black
It goes without saying that Olympians Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon have stolen our hearts. Not only have they gained wide-spread attention due because of their incredible winter sport skills, but they are also the only two openly gay male U.S.…

This Is The Cardio Training Maia Shibutani Does Off The Olympic Ice & It Looks So Fun

ByGeorgina Berbari
If you've been following the Winter Olympics this year, you know that the Shibutani twins — aka the "Shib sibs" — have been killin' it in the figure skating competitions. Honestly, their intricately choreographed ice dancing routines look like so…

American Bradie Tennell Is Skating To The Perfect Song For These Olympics

ByHannah Golden
Music might not seem like a big deal for Olympic figure skating, but this year's ensemble shows an emergence of new influences in the sport. U.S. skater Bradie Tennell's short program song, which comes from a famous Korean film, is a case in point.…

This Video Of The Nigerian Bobsled Team Will Seriously Impress You

ByJamie Lose
Just a couple of disclaimers before we get cracking here: I don't know what it takes to be any kind of athlete. I have literally zero idea what it takes to drive a bobsled, get in a bobsled, look at a bobsled, or be near a bobsled. And I certainly…

Team "OAR" At The 2018 Olympics Usually Goes By A Very Different Name

ByBernadette Deron
The Olympics are a chance for athletes to really step up to the plate and represent their respective nations on an international scale. But at this year's winter games there are a group of athletes that don't exactly get this privilege — and it's…

Mikaela Shiffrin's BF, Mathieu Faivre, Was Sent Home From The Olympics, So That's Awk

ByTheresa Massony
Take a journey with me for a second. How perfect would it be to not only represent your country at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, but to do that alongside your athlete partner, who's also representing their country at the Olympics? If that sounds…

Two Swiss Athletes Have The Norovirus At The Winter Olympics & Here's What That Means

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you think being trapped in a village while a very contagious virus spreads among its inhabitants sounds like the premise for an apocalyptic horror film, you're not wrong. But it also happens to be what's currently going on in PyeongChang, where…

Here's How Russian Athletes Are Competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics

ByHannah Golden
If you've been seeing the mysterious term "Olympic Athlete from Russia" (OAR) floating around the PyeongChang Olympics, you're not hallucinating. Russia was banned from attending the games, yet its athletes have been sweeping up medals left and…

Twitter Is Roasting Everyone Who's Too Lazy For The Olympics & I Feel Seen

ByDaniella Bondar
The Olympic Games is a time where people get together and watch highly-skilled athletes try to take home the gold for their country. While the athletes take part in death-defying sports in the dead of winter, we all sit back from the comfort of our…

These Workouts That Bobsledders Do To Train For The Olympics Look So, So Intense

ByGeorgina Berbari
Later this month, Jamaica's first all-women Olympic bobsledding team will be competing in PyeongChang, and it's going to be epic, my friends. These completely badass and incredibly strong ladies are going to be giving it their all on those big…

Adam Rippon Opened Up About His Body Image Issues In The Olympics & It's So Important

ByJulia Guerra
Conversations surrounding body image issues in athletes are generally geared toward women, but one Olympian is opening about up about his own struggles to shed light on something that isn't usually discussed. After sitting down for an interview with…

A Sneak Peek Of 'Incredibles 2' Aired During The Olympics & You Need To See It

ByDylan Kickham
It has been 14 years since the first Incredibles movie (14 years!!), but we are finally about to go on another adventure with the super-powered Parr family in just a matter of months. With the intense excitement and interest surrounding Incredibles…