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Olympic Swimmer Santo Condorelli Has The Most NSFW Pre-Race Ritual Ever


Canadian swimmer Santo Condorelli is bringing in the new at the Rio Olympics.

Not only is the 21-year-old competitor participating in his first summer games, but he'll also introduce to the world a never-before-seen ritual that is sure to turn heads.

The USC Trojan explained to CBC how he and his father came about their pre-swim routine. He said,

If you're wondering, the answer is no, they don't do it discretely, and yes, they actually flip the bird in front of everyone.

What makes this story even more remarkable is the fact that this PG-13 ritual actually started when Condorelli was just 8 years old.

If you're expecting to catch the routine on cameras during the next two weeks, though, you'll likely be disappointed. Broadcasters are sure to make efforts to keep coverage of the Olympics clean cut, and even then, Condorelli has implied he wouldn't want to deal with the drama that has come from it previously.

He explained,

But this is 2016, and you can't censor the internet in these free states. So now that we've seen how Condorelli gets down, we can safely say: This is one of the weirdest routines ever.

Citations: Flipping the bird a father-son ritual for Canadian Olympic swimmer (CBC)