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22 Amazing Photos Of Female Olympians Screaming Their Fucking Heads Off

I FEEL SO ALIVE.

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Accomplishments at the Olympic Games are celebrated all sorts of ways.

To name a few: hugging, crying, smiling, and laughing.

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1. But let's not forget the most badass form of celebration: screaming your fucking head off.

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2. Screaming is raw.

Maret Balkestein-Grothues of the Netherlands' indoor volleyball team.
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Maret Balkestein-Grothues of the Netherlands' indoor volleyball team.

3. It comes from your gut.

Tennis player Serena Williams of the United States.
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Tennis player Serena Williams of the United States.

4. Screaming is an easy way to say, "YEAH!! WE JUST DID THAT!!!" without actually saying it.

Foluke Akinradewo and Alisha Glass of the US women's indoor volleyball team.
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Foluke Akinradewo and Alisha Glass of the US women's indoor volleyball team.

5. But if you want to scream "WE JUST DID THAT!!" that's okay too.

Australia's women's rugby team.
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Australia's women's rugby team.

6. In a world where women are encouraged to stay quiet, yelling at the top of your lungs can feel like an act of rebellion.

Beach volleyball player Doaa Elghobashy of Egypt.
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Beach volleyball player Doaa Elghobashy of Egypt.

7. At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, there's been no shortage of yelling.

Mariana Silva of Brazil's judo team.
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Mariana Silva of Brazil's judo team.

8. Women are kicking ass this summer.

Palmira Marcal of Brazil's women's basketball team.
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Palmira Marcal of Brazil's women's basketball team.

9. Not only are women loudly celebrating their own accomplishments at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games....

Weightlifter Mathlynn Sasser of Marshall Islands.
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Weightlifter Mathlynn Sasser of Marshall Islands.

10. ...they're also loudly supporting each other.

Canada's women's basketball team.
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Canada's women's basketball team.

11. It's infectious.

Beach volleyball players Liliana Fernandez Steiner and Elsa Baquerizo McMillan of Spain.
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Beach volleyball players Liliana Fernandez Steiner and Elsa Baquerizo McMillan of Spain.

12. And it looks like it feels really, really good.

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Ekaterina Dyachenko of Russia, Charlotte Lembach of France, and Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States.

13. I mean...

Tatyana Kosheleva of the Russian women's volleyball team.
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Tatyana Kosheleva of the Russian women's volleyball team.

14. Looking at women screaming makes me feel alive.

United States rowers Meghan O'Leary and Ellen Tomek.
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United States rowers Meghan O'Leary and Ellen Tomek.

15. I think Kerri Walsh Jennings has been screaming since day one. I'm not sure if she's stopped.

United States women's volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.
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United States women's volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.

16. She's the Scream Queen the United States deserves.

United States women's volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.
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United States women's volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.

17. Listen, nobody looks cute while they're screaming. In order to scream, you need to scrunch up your face while your eyes bulge out of your head.

German table tennis player Han Ying.
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German table tennis player Han Ying.

18. But who cares??!!!!

Rugby player Fernanda Franca da Silva of Brazil.
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Rugby player Fernanda Franca da Silva of Brazil.

19. Screaming is badass because you're so full of emotion, it doesn't even cross your mind to ~look cute~. Your body just says, "WE NEED TO MAKE THIS LOUD NOISE RIGHT NOW!"

Swimmers Sandrine Mainville, Chantal Van Landeghem, Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksak of Canada.
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Swimmers Sandrine Mainville, Chantal Van Landeghem, Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksak of Canada.

20. THESE WOMEN ARE SUPERHEROES.

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Pedro Vilela / Getty Images

Allie Long and Carli Lloyd of the United States women's soccer team.

21. They are taking over the world.

Jeong Bo-kyeong of the Republic of Korea's judo team.
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Jeong Bo-kyeong of the Republic of Korea's judo team.

22. And even though I'm watching from my couch, seeing them scream their heads off at the Olympics MAKES ME FEEL ALIVE.

Handball player Azenaide Carlos of Angola.
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Handball player Azenaide Carlos of Angola.

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