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Clay won the gold medal in the javelin throw in 2008, and now works as a motivational speaker touring the country. Clearly his Olympic-caliber skills are handy around the house too!

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Rule number one of the Olympics: Don't mess with the Olympics.

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Proof that men can fly.

Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands performed one of the most difficult bar routines ever seen on the world stage -- and nailed it. DAT AIR.

Needless to say, he won gold in the event. The sheer ENDURANCE required to do three maneuvers like that is ridiculous. That routine was nuts. I need some smelling salts.

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And this is one of the more SANE events at the Rural Olympics. Check out more right here!

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In the opening ceremony of the 2016 US Synchronized Skating Championships, ice skaters Dean Copely and Tim McKernan dressed up as Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy, two characters from the movie "Blades of Glory". They performed a version of the film's 'Fire and Ice' routine. 

You can watch the routine from a better angle in this video from the network taping the routine:


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And just for comparison, here's the routine from the 2007 movie, 'Blades of Glory':

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Australian sports commentator Sam Newman famously called taekwondo "the most ridiculous thing he's ever seen" during his London Games coverage.

Watch as Aussie Olympians Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton make him eat his words.

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