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This Guy At The Olympics Took Off His Sunglasses To Reveal He Was Wearing Another Pair And Everyone Loves Him


Last updated on February 13, 2018, at 12:00 a.m. ET

Posted on February 12, 2018, at 7:03 a.m. ET

This morning, the audience cam at the Winter Olympics captured some truly incredible footage: A man wearing sunglasses turns to face the camera and removes his Olympic glasses only to reveal...another pair of sunglasses.

This South Korean gentleman just won the entire Olympics. #PyeongChang2018 #Olympics

The video, first shared by Southern Sports Nation, quickly went viral, gaining more than 16,000 retweets and 382,000 views.

The moment also made it to the top of r/gifs and eventually to the top of the Reddit front page.

People absolutely loved it.


And couldn't stop watching.

@SoSportsNation will be watching this the rest of the night

@SoSportsNation lmao it's funnier the more i see it bc he looks so damn chill but it also really looked like he was…

They thought it was super smooth.

I can only dream of being this legendary


@SoSportsNation Cooler than the other side of the pillow.

And wanted to give him all the medals.

There has to be a spare gold medal somewhere

They declared him a new meme.

And everyone wanted to know who he was.

@SoSportsNation @kanamuramoto33 omg who is this lol is he a player?

@SoSportsNation @timay23 who is this πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚


When your moment comes will you be ready? This man was ready.

The man was later identified as Alex Kang-chan Kam, a 22-year-old South Korean figure skater.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

He is competing in the pair skating event with Kim Kyu-eun.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

As many pointed out, Kam was also the one who blessed us with this delightful combo dab during the opening ceremony.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

"My Korean teammates were shining so brightly on the ice that I needed two layers of shade," Kam told BuzzFeed News Tuesday.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

He said he has been preparing to become a meme "since before birth" and expected a couple of screenshots from his friends watching, but did not expect "this memesplosion."

"I've peaked. This is the single greatest achievement of my life. I can die happy now," he added.

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