Disguise the newborn oil.
Pita Taufatofua, worldwide sensation and flag bearer of Tonga, certified for his third Olympics, and he made his debut on the video games in the one approach he is aware of how: shirtless and slathered in about two gallons of child oil.
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Taufatofua is a dual-sport athlete: On the summer season video games, he competes in taekwondo, whereas additionally competing within the winter Olympics in cross-country snowboarding. Sadly, the 37-year-old is nonetheless trying to find his first medal within the Olympic video games.
That is the third time that Taufatofua has been the flag bearer for Tonga, and he nonetheless hasn’t purchased a shirt. His prior two appearances have been equally as naked, however his 2021 flip could also be triply as shiny, with the bare torso of the beefy lad extra shiny than it is ever been. Perhaps it is simply the most recent and best in HDTVs.
Taufatofua is sort of the catch: Not solely does he have an engineering diploma, however he is additionally engaged on his grasp’s diploma and was a mannequin at age 18 (in the event you could not already inform).
Although viewers of the opening ceremony possible have had their fill of espresso or orange juice for the morning, lots of them have been nonetheless very thirsty. Viewers waited with bated breath for the arrival of Taufatofua, and so they acquired him. All of him.
If the entire Olympics factor would not work out, may we propose Mr. Olympia, Mr. Taufatofua?