Every four years, the Olympics comes around and finds every nation in competition, making every American feel their most American. It’s also a time for self-reflection, as we watch 19-year-old gymnasts achieve their dreams while we eat pizza rolls by the bag. But at least there’s a bunch of people on Twitter who understand where we’re coming from! Here’s some of the best Olympic-related tweets!
In the horse stuff in the Olympics, do the horses get medals? They should get big medals on massive ribbons that go round their necks.
— (((Huw))) (@ed_son) August 7, 2016
A 41 year old gymnast is competing in her 7th Olympics. I just texted my son and offered him $5 to come downstairs and hand me the remote.
— Nice Eric (@ericsshadow) August 8, 2016
me: clueless about gymnastics
me watchin the olympics: devastating double tuck, she simply cannot afford to make these errors. 12.25 at best
— zzz (@miskeencore) August 7, 2016
Olympics has started. Time to get really into a sport I’d forgotten even existed.
— Jack Whitehall (@jackwhitehall) August 6, 2016
Watching Olympic fencing and waiting for them to take off their masks and both be Lindsay Lohan
— Christina Angarola (@christinaaa_lee) August 12, 2016
Watched synchronised diving with my 2yr old. When they hit the water she said
“Woah! I did not see that coming.”
..What did she see coming?
— blake harrison (@blakeharrison23) August 10, 2016
*gymnast does a triple-double ultra-spin backflip-frontflip but takes a tiny step when she lands*
ME: [mouthful of Pringles] what a loser
— Sage Boggs (@sageboggs) August 8, 2016
If I were judging the vault in gymnastics, I would deduct points for not yelling “Tah-dah.”
— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) August 12, 2016
— Coco Bandicoot™ (@ShesSweetVenom) August 12, 2016
Michel Phelps only needs six more Olympic medals to finish tiling his bathroom.
— JerryThomas (@JerryThomas) August 12, 2016
Every Olympic event should include one average person competing for reference.
— Bill Murray (@BiIIMurray) July 19, 2016
wow Phelps really went there pic.twitter.com/xUCRGdSXQE
— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) August 10, 2016
Just know that even when you are literally the greatest athlete alive your West Indian parents won’t be impressed. pic.twitter.com/b8dG26DfNz
— Donny Bruckshot (@DonScottMusic) August 13, 2016
Homie is fighting for his life and Bolt is posing for photos mid-race pic.twitter.com/69f6Hk3rTR
— Vann R. Newkirk II (@fivefifths) August 15, 2016
me walking into a nail salon with my bestie to get mani pedis even though we didn’t make a reservation. pic.twitter.com/cImxCADV4Y
— Morgan Murphy (@morgan_murphy) August 14, 2016
the olympics are held once every 4 years.. hell even im not held that often!!!!!
— rob whisman (@robwhisman) August 8, 2016
I like when the Olympics happens because it reminds people to expect less of me.
— Danielle Grace (@danimgrace) August 8, 2016
So when countries play hella games it’s called the Olympics but when I do it its called “my mother was right about you”
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) August 8, 2016
When she hits you up first but doesn’t reply pic.twitter.com/09DibDnbyw
— Quay (@notquay) August 18, 2016
Only three people on the entire planet have ever said: “Hold my Olympic medal while I trash this Brazilian gas station.”
— Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) August 19, 2016
i cant beleive they keep renewing the olympics how dose evrey new season take four yrs to write when its the same formulaic stuff each time
— jomny sun (@jonnysun) August 8, 2016
— Cali Rodi (@CaliRodi) August 7, 2016
I’m the Michael Phillips of having no idea who is participating in the Olympics
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) August 8, 2016
Watching Olympics proves I shouldn’t be on a jury cause it only takes 30 seconds of back story for me to root for someone unconditionally
— Randi Lawson (@RandiLawson) August 8, 2016
When you’re the real Slim Shady but someone else stood up. pic.twitter.com/CtQTu7FXEa
— B®endan (@ChiBDM) August 9, 2016
Ledecky’s family yelling at her to slow down so the world doesn’t realize her alter ego pic.twitter.com/UkxgIvIh1u
— Christian Thomas (@speedzooom) August 13, 2016
If you’re really a fan of the Olympics, then who’s this? pic.twitter.com/tYBy8Ic3Kr
— iFunny Bird (@iFunnyBirdLOL) August 9, 2016
— nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) August 12, 2016
going to bed after watching the Olympics pic.twitter.com/D5xHHnW2b4
— Tweet Like A Girl (@TweetLikeAGirI) August 14, 2016
— Josh Kesler (@juice_josh_) August 12, 2016
Which tweet won the gold? Let us know on Twitter @Smosh!