Dating olympic athletes
"Hey, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do." Stu Woo and Gillian Tan offer up a countering story of love and commitment and what happens when Olympians get hitched.
(There are at least six pairs of married athletes in London right now.) Apparently, it is not all fun and games!
And so far, Sportsswipe has found around 500 athletes on the dating app by using Tinder Passport, which lets Tinder Plus users search for singles in any area worldwide, regardless of their current location.
After all, from a quick look, it seems like you really do have a chance with a good portion of our Olympics of Thirst bracket."Providing [the] alternative coverage of Rio 2016" you need, Sportsswipe is the Instagram documenting the Olympic Village's Tinder game -- which includes participants like swimmer Ryan Lochte and model/fencer Race Imboden stumbled upon an account and tracked down the anonymous person behind this ingenious use of the Tinder Passport function.Claiming to have found about 500 Olympic athletes looking for a little more than just gold down in Brazil, the original Instagram soon expanded to a secondary, Olympics-centric account appropriately dubbed, Tinderrio.Woo and Tan explain that among the trials marrieds face at the Olympics (and a lot of folks who return with their spouses to the Olympics actually met at an earlier Games), there are problems of sleeping in the same room, particularly when you represent different countries or have gender-segregated dorms; having to push together single beds (always a pain!); missing out on each other's events due to scheduling conflicts; and, of course, trying to get a babysitter when you have kids.