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17 Photos That Show Canadian High Jumper Derek Drouin Never Lowers His Arms

Don't they get tired???

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1. This is Derek Drouin. A Canadian. An Athlete. A high jumper for Team Canada.

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2. And — oh yeah — now an Olympic gold medallist. 🇨🇦

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3. But there's something else notable about Drouin.

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4. Do you see it?

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5. DUDE NEVER PUTS HIS ARMS DOWN.

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6. Even when he's done jumping, Derek just puts his hands on top of his head.

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7. Don't your arms get tired, Derek???

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8. Oof. Our arms are sore just looking at him.

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9. Here Derek alllllllmost lowers his arms but... not quite.

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10. It's not just limited to the 2016 Summer Olympics, either. Here he is at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto with those hands still reaching for the sky.

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11. And last year's IAAF World Athletics Championships? Yep, still raised.

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12. It goes all the way back to the 2014 Sainsbury's Anniversary Games.

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13. And again that same year at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. HAS HE BEEN HOLDING HIS ARMS UP FOR TWO WHOLE YEARS?!?!

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14. Even when he's getting dressed! Now that's commitment.

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15. Apparently, gravity just doesn't apply to this guy.

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16. Derek Drouin is an Olympic gold high jumper, and, it seems, a champion arm-raiser*.

*Arm-raising is not an official sport. Yet.
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*Arm-raising is not an official sport. Yet.

17. But seriously, Derek, congrats on the win! You can't see us but we're raising our arms in celebration right now!

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