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21 WTF Pictures From Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Nothing is too over-the-top when the whole world is watching!

Posted on February 12, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. ET

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Fireworks explode at the end of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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A stunt performer attempts to parachute into the Olympic Stadium during the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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A snowboarder flies through the Olympic rings during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Fireworks explode over the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Olympian Cathy Freeman ignites a ring of fire during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

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Dancers with LED lights perform during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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A performer on Rollerblades with fire coming out of his helmet performs during 2006 Winter Olympic in Turin, Italy.

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Athletes perform at 132nd IOC Session prior the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Drummers perform during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Children in costumes representing the Olympic rings perform during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

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A performer in the role of Queen Elizabeth II parachutes out of a helicopter hovering above the stadium during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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An eagle mascot marches around the stadium during the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

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Torchbearers salute the crowd after lighting the Olympic flame during the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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People in costumes perform during the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Artists perform on a large globe during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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A replica of an early airplane takes flight during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Performers gather around a gigantic egg during the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Performers spin around in a flying carousel during the 1992 Winter Olympics in Alberville, France.

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Ice skater Yuna Kim lights the Olympic cauldron during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Olympic cloud rings appear above the crowd at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

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A gigantic polar bear waves during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


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