The Olympics are a time for us to come together as a nation as we cheer on our athletes. It's also a time for us to do what we Americans do best: drink.
The 2018 Winter Olympics are here! And in honor of this year's competition, we've put together the ultimate drinking game so you can have a little friendly competition of your own. So grab some of your closest friends and get ready to go for the gold!
Bronze Medal | Take One Drink If ...
- A U.S. athlete has made three (or more) Olympic appearances
- An athlete cries on the podium
- A snowboarder says "stoked" in an interview
- An athlete's parents are shown
- An athlete makes a statement by wearing something in support of a political cause
- Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan are mentioned (includes I, Tonya)
- The real Olympic theme is played
- A modern variation of the Olympic theme is played
- Any mention of Kim Jong Un
Silver Medal | Take Two Drinks If ...
- Anyone says "Korea"
- An announcer mispronounces a foreign athlete's name
- An NBC announcer invites you to "share a moment with the world"
- An athlete is over 40 years old
- Scott Hamilton says "nailed it!" during the ice skating competition
- An athlete is referred to as a "hometown hero"
- Lindsey Vonn is called "America's skiing sweetheart"
- Jamaican bobsled team is mentioned (includes Cool Runnings)
- Nathan Chen's video saying he "looks forward to competing the 2018 Olympics" is aired
- Any mention that an athlete failed to qualify
- Trump tweets about the Olympics
- Any mention of biathlon
Gold Medal | Take Three Drinks If ...
- Anyone mispronounces "PyeongChang"
- An athlete is under 18 years old
- An ice skating announcer uses the word "twizzle"
- An NBC announcer promises to "get up close and personal" with an athlete
- An athlete falls
- Any mention of Shaun White's spill from the 2014 Sochi Olympics
- An audience member is holding the American flag
- Leslie Jones screams/yells on air
- Any mention of an athlete's inspiring story of overcoming adversity or family struggles
Are there any rules we should add? Also, how are you celebrating the Winter Olympics this year? Let us know in the comments below.
Let the games (and drinking) begin!