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Despite certain somewhat snide insinuations about their recreational substances of choice, it’s impossible to deny that Olympic snowboarders are still, first and foremost, Olympic athletes. And so it’s worth noting the peak physical and mental performances they display, day-in-and-day out, during the current 2018 Winter Games in Pyeonchang, braving freezing temperatures, unimaginable pressures, and—OH SHIT, A SQUIRREL. A SQUIRREL RAN ACROSS THE COURSE DURING SOMEONE’S OLYMPIC RUN.

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OH SHIT, THERE IT IS. FUCK, A SQUIRREL, RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF AUSTRIA’S DANIEL ULBING’S GIANT PARALLEL SLALOM ATTEMPT, FUCK. FUCK!

SHIT, LOOK AT ’EM GO. FUCKING SQUIRREL. JESUS SHITTING CHRIST!

Ulbing ultimately won the heat in question, but eventually lost to Czech competitor Ester Ledecka. The squirrel failed to place at all.

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[via Vulture]