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This Guy At The Olympics Took Off His Sunglasses To Reveal He Was Wearing Another Pair And Everyone Loves Him

"I'M IN TEARS THAT WAS SO SMOOTH."

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This morning, the audience cam at the Winter Olympics captured some truly incredible footage: A man wearing sunglasses turns to face the camera and removes his Olympic glasses only to reveal...another pair of sunglasses.

This South Korean gentleman just won the entire Olympics. #PyeongChang2018 #Olympics

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People absolutely loved it.

I AM WHEEZING https://t.co/tbdV5wjGnq

And couldn't stop watching.

@SoSportsNation will be watching this the rest of the night

@SoSportsNation lmao it's funnier the more i see it bc he looks so damn chill but it also really looked like he wasโ€ฆ https://t.co/Pb97DnnsrC

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They thought it was super smooth.

I can only dream of being this legendary https://t.co/5AHcRslFTg

I'M IN TEARS THAT WAS SO SMOOTH https://t.co/mb06BCNgiJ

@SoSportsNation Cooler than the other side of the pillow.

And wanted to give him all the medals.

There has to be a spare gold medal somewhere https://t.co/r1zzzfBcjV

They declared him a new meme.

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And everyone wanted to know who he was.

@SoSportsNation @kanamuramoto33 omg who is this lol is he a player?

@SoSportsNation @timay23 who is this ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Goals.

When your moment comes will you be ready? This man was ready. https://t.co/dV4LHhG5Zs

The man was later identified as Alex Kang-chan Kam, a 22-year-old South Korean figure skater.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

He is competing in the pair skating event with Kim Kyu-eun.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

As many pointed out, Kam was also the one who blessed us with this delightful combo dab during the opening ceremony.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

"My Korean teammates were shining so brightly on the ice that I needed two layers of shade," Kam told BuzzFeed News Tuesday.

Instagram: @alex_kambam

He said he has been preparing to become a meme "since before birth" and expected a couple of screenshots from his friends watching, but did not expect "this memesplosion."

"I've peaked. This is the single greatest achievement of my life. I can die happy now," he added.

Kassy Cho is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Kassy Cho at kassy.cho@buzzfeed.com.

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