There’s nothing like the Winter Olympics to remind you that you are not, in fact, an elite athlete. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun… or work on your fitness. If you’re having a raucous Olympics party, A) invite us and B) feel free to play the drinking game version (responsibly, and without driving, and you can use water). If you’re feeling a little less-than fit watching all of these grade A humans, dip into our exercise game instead!
One Sip OR One Set of Mountain Climbers (* A set is what you say is a set!)
You wouldn’t know what the event was called if they didn’t tell you, but it could be described as going down a mountain.
You wouldn’t know what the event was called if they didn’t tell you, but it could be described as doing tricks on snow.
You wouldn’t know what the event was called if they didn’t tell you, but it could be described as doing tricks on ice.
You find yourself trying to do what the athlete just did in your living room (turns out I can only land a single lutz in my socks)
You spy an athlete’s parent or significant other.
One Huge Gulp OR One Set Of Bicep Curls
An Olympian is tenuously connected to your hometown (e.g., grandparents live there, went to college for a few semesters, etc).
Rachel Platten and/or Fight Song.
You see the Korean Handmaid Cheerleaders.
An Olympian has a personal mascot (e.g., Hanyu with Pooh),
An athlete collapses to the earth after finishing.
Johnny Weir’s outfit is extra even for him.
You ship it.
Take a Shot OR One Set Of Bicycle Crunches
An Olympian is from your hometown, for real.
A Russian is of such a higher caliber than the other athletes that it feels like they’re doing a different sport.
A competitor has what you, personally, consider a baby name. So all those toddlers named Mikaela grew up over the past twenty years?
The announcer is so fired up that they’re shouting like their house just exploded.
There’s innuendo about the Olympic Village.
You see the Korean Handmaid Cheerleaders’ minder.
You’re watching at a time that you consider totally bonkers.
Pour A Little Out For Your Favorite Team/Athlete Who Was Robbed OR Sun Salute
An Olympian is over age 30.
An Olympian who’s roughly your peer is now the commentator.
Leslie Jones sighting
A commentator says the exact opposite of whatever you just said about the event.
The human interest footage includes clips of the athlete doing their sport as an adorable little tot.
A competitor has a sibling who is also competing in the games.
The human interest footage tries to make the athlete seem like just a normal person (like an average teen, family man, grad student, etc).
An Olympian is not actually from the country they represent.
Scandinavian Olympians and coaches are knitting.
Chug OR Two Sets Of Burpees
An Olympian is over age 40
The commentators repeat whatever you just said
An Olympian has a sibling who is also competing in the games… for a different country.
An Olympian is not actually from the country they represent AND their connection to the country is something you, personally, consider pretty weak (e.g, it’s where their husband is from).
There’s a team from a counter-intuitive country (e.g., Jamaican bobsled)
There’s a competitor who clearly isn’t qualified to be there (this “Hungarian” “skiier”)