32 Awkward Pictures Of Olympic Diving That Will Never Not Be Funny To Me

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1.Diving is one of my absolute favorite events to watch at the Olympics.

Tom Daley and Matty Lee of Great Britain stand with their arms straight in the air as they prepare to dive
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2.Not only do you get this:

Tom and Matty waiting for their scores
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3.But you also get this:

Two divers hurtling through the air
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4.The best faces in the Olympic games:

Two divers with their mouths open as they spin through the air
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5.You see, when these athletes are hurling themselves in the air doing ungodly flips...

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Oli Scarff / AFP via Getty Images

6....you get something that looks like this:

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Oli Scarff / AFP via Getty Images

7.Their faces contort into some amazing positions:

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Sergei Bobylev / Sergei Bobylev/TASS / Getty Imagse

8.It's great every time:

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Vcg / VCG via Getty Images

9.The Babadook? No, they're just free falling off an extremely high platform.

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Sergei Bobylev / Sergei Bobylev/TASS / Getty Images

10.Water spewing from their butts.

Water flying off the speedos of divers as they head towards the water
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11.Hair flappin' in that chlorine-filled air.

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Tim Clayton - Corbis / Corbis via Getty Images

12.The rollercoaster ride of a lifetime!

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Xinhua News Agency / Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images

13.It's fun for everyone.

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Oli Scarff / AFP via Getty Images

14.Then there's my favorite pose:

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Odd Andersen / AFP via Getty Images

15.A classic!

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Clive Rose / Getty Images

16.The best!

A diver in a tuck position mid-air
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17.And I could make an easy "joke" about what it looks like, but I'll leave that up to your creative imagination.

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Clive Rose / Getty Images

18.0 : )

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Al Bello / Getty Images

19.It's like they have the fear in God in them.

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Clive Rose / Getty Images

20.Giving me Britney Spears "(You Drive Me) Crazy" video choreography.

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Picture Alliance / dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images

21.Just casually looking into the distance while doing 72 twists.

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Sergei Bobylev / Sergei Bobylev/TASS / Getty Images

22.And in reverse.

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Odd Andersen / AFP via Getty Images

23.Free falling.

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Fred Lee / Getty Images

24.But in all honesty, these are some of the best athletes in the world.

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Xinhua News Agency / Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images

25.Like I've said in the past, I can barely touch my toes.

Two divers with their legs fully stretched out as they fold their bodies over
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26.So, thank you to these athletes.

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Clive Rose / Getty Images

27.Thank you for providing us with these extremely specific stop motion pictures every four years.

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Vcg / VCG via Getty Images

28.I'll leave you with some more of my favorites:

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Clive Rose / Getty Images

29.This one:

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Xinhua News Agency / Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images

30.This one:

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Oli Scarff / AFP via Getty Images

31.And this one:

A rotating tuck that's upside down
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32.Lastly, here's a picture of a diver entering the water like he's crossing into another dimension via some sort of plasma membrane.

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Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images