44 Pictures That Prove Team USA Is Having More Fun Than You At The Winter Olympics

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1. Figure skating icon Adam Rippon and his A+ eyebrows showed up at Today to fire some shots at his haters...

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2. ...while he *ALSO* tested out Portrait Mode on his phone at practice...

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3. ...and revealed his SICKENING Olympic "wig." *Immediately does a death drop.*

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4. Team USA flagbearer and luger Erin Hamlin showed off her Quidditch skills (seriously why isn't that an Olympic sport)...

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5. ...and posed for a picture on the luge track. Snaps for Erin!

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6. Bobsled QUEEN Elana Meyers Taylor also tried to stay warm while she toured the sliding venue (no, not like the Electric Slide) with her teammates...

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7. ...and she also showed some love with husband (and fellow bobsledder) Nic Taylor. Guess he SLID into her heart!

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8. Speed skater Joey Mantia promised he'd walk into the Opening Ceremony in this cheeky look if he got 20,000 likes on this picture (LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN)...

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9. ...and the rest of the men's speed skaters showed off their Olympic Gloves (and little else) before they hit the ice.

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10. Teenage snowboard sensation Chloe Kim went sun's out, tongue's out with this cute selfie.

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11. Snowboarder Shaun White looked like he could medal in badassery at the airport...

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12. ...before conking out on the plane (complete with an Olympic-themed eye mask, because he is NOT messing around).

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13. Hockey player Meghan Duggan got artsy-fartsy with her teammates and had a little Polaroid photo shoot...

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14. ...seriously, how cute are these snaps? Urban Outfitters is SHAKING.

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15. And the fun didn't stop there for the women's hockey team. Amanda Kessel (center) looked super quiche on the ice with teammates (and ROOMMATES!) Haley Skarupa and Hannah Brandt.

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16. Fellow hockey player Hilary Knight and her teammates showed off their modeling skills (Tyra, give them a call ASAP) in their Team USA onesies...

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17. ...and she got around South Korea on the back of teammate Lee Stecklein. Who needs to call an Uber when you've got friends like these, right?

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18. Figure skater Nathan Chen paused to take a pic with none other than Nathan Chen on his way to South Korea. Hopefully he'll be seeing gold in addition to seeing double!

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19. Skier Mikaela Shiffrin hung out with Katie Couric (who was apparently wearing amazing boots in this picture, but we can't see them, so we'll just have to take Mikaela's word for it).

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20. Short track speed skater Maame Afua Biney (bottom right) posed with teammates Jessica Kooreman Lana Gehring on top of Soohorang, the Olympic mascot (although tbh they're blocking the shot, so if you guys need an Instagram photographer, CALL ME).

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21. Skier and gold-medal heartthrob Gus Kenworthy wasted NO time upon landing in Korea, getting swagged up with his teammates (THIS is a TV show I'd watch)...

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22. ...posting thirst traps (not sure how many abs are there, I lost count)...

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23. ...and getting his hair cut, because looking good while you go for the gold is a full-time job!

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24. Ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani ran into Shaun White while getting their patriotic LEWKS...

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25. ...and Maia continued to look fine, fresh, and fierce in the athlete's village...

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26. ...and SOMEHOW managed to squeeze in some ice time before the games. Busy busy busy!

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27. Snowboarder Jamie Anderson got matchy-matchy with her teammates (the off-white is a good look, tbh)...

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29. ...AND snapped some super cute selfies with fellow Olympic snowboarder (and member of Team Canada AND her boyfriend) Tyler Nicholson.

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30. Figure skater Karen Chen put a ring on it (five, to be exact) as she explored Korea...

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31. ...while her teammate Mirai Nagasu looked toasty AND stylish in her Team USA swag.

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32. Speed Skater Erin Jackson POSED the hell out of this picture as she checked out her competition oval...

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33. ...while cross-country skiers Scott Patterson and Erik Bjornsen snapped a snowy selfie.

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34. Let's hope bobsledder Codie Bascue does better on the ice than he did in the dressing room (I hope he knows how pants work)...

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35. ...but don't worry, teammate Aja Evans picked up his slack and showed off how to wear the HELL out of her own winter gear.

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36. Oh, and she and teammate Jamie Greubel looked DIVINE in their stars-and-stripes themed ponchos. Where can I cop one?!

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37. Amanda Kessel and her hockey teammates also rocked the look. But who wore it better?!

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38. Bobsledder Chris Fogt and skeleton athlete John Daly seem to be having a lot of fun on a stationery bike...even though I'm not sure they actually know how to use it.

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39. John *ALSO* played hairstylist to teammate Matt Antoine, proving that friends that groom together SLEIGH together.

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40. Oh, and John snuck in some running time with the hilarious caption, "When Bae says she’s home alone."

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41. Ice dancers Evan Bates and Madison Chock got in some much needed (And very dramatic? Like can someone explain what is going on to me here?!) ice time...

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42. ...while Madison ALSO gave some dummies a run for their money...

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43. ...and the pair (who also are dating IRL) snuck in a gold-medal worthy selfie!

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44. And finally, last but certainly not least, skier Lindsey Vonn arrived in PyeongChang in STYLE better late than never after experiencing some flight issues on the journey over. Also dying at her dog's face in this picture.

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This is me seeing all of Team USA hanging out and having fun without me. Go for the gold, gang!

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