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17 Athletes Who Are Showing What Life Is Really Like At The Olympics On TikTok

Who knew Olympians were this funny??

1. Ilona Maher, Team USA

Sport: Rugby

Why she's worth the follow: Because she's straight-up hilarious.

2. Lewis Clareburt, Team New Zealand

Sport: Swimming

Why he's worth the follow: His insight into what Olympic athletes really do in their spare time.

3. Cody Melphy, Team USA

Sport: Rugby

Why he's worth the follow: His humor and his behind-the-scenes content.

4. Tilly Kearns, Team Australia

Sport: Swimming

Why she's worth the follow: She's answering all the Olympics questions you didn't know you had.

5. Courtney Hurley, Team USA

@thishurleygurrl

I'd like to blame the pandemic but I was always a really bad runner #olympics #olympian #tokyoolympics #teamusa #foryoupage #fyp

♬ Nobody - Mitski

Sport: Fencing

Why she's worth the follow: She's an Olympian we can all relate to.

6. Kendall Chase, Team USA

@kennychase25

If you weren’t interested in rowing before…let me introduce our OlympiGays™️ #olympics #gayathlete #rowing #lgbtq #lgbt🌈 #tokyo2020 #fyp

♬ the token straight - chloe

Sport: Rowing

Why she's worth the follow: A proud member of the OlympiGays, Kendall will tell you all you've ever wanted to know about rowing.

7. Tyler Downs, Team USA

@tylerdownss

heyy girl we are teammates 🤣

♬ original sound - TOP 2⭐️

Sport: Diving

Why he's worth the follow: He'll answer all your questions about diving while attempting to meet Simone Biles.

8. Kaito Streets, Team Japan

Sport: Fencing

Why he's worth the follow: Because he knows how to poke fun at himself, and his insider content is pretty excellent.

9. Erica Ogwumike, Team Nigeria

@nerdyhooper

note to self: if you play ping pong against an OLYMPIC table tennis player, you WILL get smoked 🤣 #tokyoolympics #Olympics #fypシ #foryou #nigeria

♬ deja vu - Olivia Rodrigo

Sport: Basketball

Why she's worth the follow: Her great vlog-style content of her daily life in the Olympic village.

10. Jesse Smith, Team USA

@smithusax5

I need to learn how to use the green screen…& I’m off beat. But my wife thinks i’m hilarious #TeamUSA #Waterpolo #38andfeelinggreat @teamusa

♬ Stromae Alors on Danse - ᴍᴇɢᴜᴍɪ & ᴋʏᴏ 🦋

Sport: Water Polo

Why he's worth the follow: He may not know how to use the green screen, but he hilariously gets the job done.

11. Jessica Fox, Team Australia

Sport: Canoe Slalom

Why she's worth the follow: For a behind-the-scenes look at her Olympic journey.

12. Naveen Daries, Team South Africa

@na.veen_

#olympicvillage #tokyoolympics well half a day… i forgot to take more videos. pt2 ?

♬ Peaches - Justin Bieber

Sport: Gymnastics 

Why she's worth the follow: To see what daily life is like for an Olympic gymnast.

13. Kelsey Robinson, Team USA

Sport: Volleyball

Why she's worth the follow: She's showing all the Olympic things you normally wouldn't see on TV.

14. Ali Gibson, Team Puerto Rico

Sport: Basketball

Why she's worth the follow: Her great quest to find the love of her life at the Olympics.

15. Erik Shoji, Team USA

Sport: Volleyball

Why he's worth the follow: Because this guy provides nonstop content.

16. Jazmin Sawyers, Team Great Britain

Sport: Long Jump

Why she's worth the follow: Her insider content about life as a track and field athlete.

17. Kaleigh Gilchrist, Team USA

Sport: Water Polo

Why she's worth the follow: Because she's overcome a lot and is making the most of her Olympic experience.