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Nathan Crumpton braved freezing temperatures to wave the flag for American Samoa to kick off the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off in spectacular style.
He's Sue Bird's mother's boyfriend, and he became a viral sensation.
A USA Gymnastics spokesperson said the team is “focused on preparation” for the competions.
Twitter users didn't miss the boat in mocking the Team USA preppy "yacht" vibe.
The U.S. soccer star even pretended to bear the flag that was to be carried by fiancée Sue Bird in the actual ceremony.
Is it even an Olympics ceremony now without Pita Taufatofua and his oiled-up torso?
Previous efforts at a moment of silence for the 1972 athletes and coaches were rejected.
The basketball star and the baseball player are the first pair to share the honor.