There were some great moments during the 2012 Summer Olympics, no doubt. No disrespect to all the wonderful athletes and their accomplishments, but there were some pretty funny moments as well. Luckily for me and my warped sense of humor, many of those weird times were captured on film.
Water sports had their fair share of hilarity:
Other athletes (and some spectators) were unintentionally funny:
McKayla Maroney’s obvious displeasure with finishing second in women’s vault was made into a meme that went viral almost immediately. One example:
Sometimes it wasn’t what athletes did, it was their names that were funny:
One last thought for those who question the money spent on Mars exploration:
Puts things in perspective, eh?