10 Epic Fails of the London Olympics
We tend to think of Olympians as super humans, so skilled in their sports that an average person could never come close to their superior echelon of awesome-ness. OK, so that might be true (looking at you, Michael Phelps), but there still are plenty of Olympic moments to remind us all that no matter how high we can jump or how fast humans can run, in the end, we're all just people.
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The 2012 Olympics come to a close this weekend, and in celebration, we've found a collection of blunders, embarrassing mental breakdowns, even a little dash of pretty boy Ryan Lochte. Check out the Ten Epic Fails of the London Olympics (so far).
10. A Chinese Athlete's Shame
We've heard about China's tough love policy towards its athletes, but when you win a medal and you still have a complete mental breakdown, there's something really, really wrong. This poor guy is so ashamed with himself, words completely fail him.
9. Cuban Pole Vaulter Snaps Pole
Failing in the Olympics after years of hard work and training would be like having the ground crumble from underneath your feet. For Cuban pole vaulter, Lazaro Borges, the analogy might be a little too close to reality. No, the floor didn't collapse but his pole did snap into three pieces leaving him in an embarrassing heap on the floor.