Buzz·Posted on Aug 8, 2016Sorry, But These Swimmer's Toes Are The Stuff Of NightmaresTOES ARE THE FINGERS OF THE FEET, Y'ALL.by Julie GersteinBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Guys, I'm so sorry, but it has come to my attention that swimmers have really insane toes. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com PLEASE PREPARE YOURSELF. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com LOOK AT THESE TOES CURLING AROUND THE BASE OF THE PODIUM!!! Martin Bureau / Getty Images TOES LOVINGLY WRAPPED AROUND THE BASE OF THE BOARD. Heinz Kluetmeier / Getty Images TOES CLUTCHING THE EDGE OF THE POOL FOR THEIR LIIIIIFE. Mario Tama / Getty Images FEMALE SWIMMERS ALSO HAVE TOTAL TOE CONTROL. Tom Pennington / Getty Images Here's Katie Ledecky's toes doing double duty. YUP. Tom Pennington / Getty Images TOES LIKE FINGERS. MARTIN BUREAU/AFP / GettyImages TOES THAT ARE LONG ENOUGH AND STRONG ENOUGH TO OPEN DOORS. Al Bello / Getty Images TOES THAT COULD MACGYVER YOU OUT OF ANY SITUATION. Al Bello / Getty Images Toes, you are the unsung heroes of these Olympic pool, and we salute you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com Sign up for BuzzFeed's Rio Roundup newsletter to get the hottest news each day of the games! If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up!