Selfie Olympics are back and they're even more intense in 2018

From Mashable - February 20, 2018

In the winter of 2014, the world gathered for an international competition that would push each nation's best minds to the limit.

No, it was not the Olympics in Sochiit was Twitter's Selfie Olympics, and they are back just in time to align with 2018's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Twitter user @Bradleysanborn brought back the #selfieolympics hashtag with his post of bizarre mirror selfies, featuring him biking in the shower and cooking penis shaped pancakes in his bathroom.

The Selfie Olympics was the first meme of 2014. It had pretty simple rules: it needed to be a mirror selfie, and it needed to include props.

People got really into it, and started creating elaborate scenes for their mirror selfies.

The hashtag caught on, and Twitter was flooded with amazing photoshoots, like of @jonas_chimbanda catching a picture mid-leap.

Now that it's back four years later, it's become a truly international competition. Whoever says the Selfie Olympics ca not count as a real sport needs to check out @RIIICHARD precariously balancing on a skateboard lodged in a cabinet. It takes serious strength to master a selfie so well.


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