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49 Pictures From The Tokyo Olympics That Freak Me Out Because These Athletes Can't Be Human

These people must be made of rubber or something.

1. Simone Biles' body literally vibrating while twisting in the air:

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2. This volleyball player nearly jumping out of the arena to get a ball — mind you, he is probably 6'8", aka a certified giant:

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3. This volleyball player falling over the sidelines — again, he's probably almost 7 feet tall:

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4. This gymnast somehow launching himself into the air and into this position on the parallel bars:

The gymnast is holding onto his legs in the v-position
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5. Or this gymnast doing the same, but it's basically a full split:

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6. The height the long jumpers get:

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7. Also, the fact that the long jumpers launch themselves forward like this:

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8. How?!

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9. No, I'm serious, I can't touch my toes, and this person is doing a huge-ass jump:

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10. Then they crash into the dirt like this:

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11. Whoa:

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12. This Brazilian surfer celebrating his surfing gold medal with a casual flip:

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13. These volleyball players nearly colliding:

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14. All of the faces the weightlifters make:

This weightlifter has a strained face as they attempt a lift
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15. The fact that the swimmers basically have wings:

Two American swimmers cheering at the pool
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16. Like, that's a whole-ass pterodactyl:

An American swimmer lifts himself out of the water as he prepares to launch for the start of a backstroke race
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17. This mountain biker moments before he crashed:

The mountain biker tilting forward while he's mid-air
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18. Suni Lee literally flying from the uneven bars:

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19. And then her face trying to catch the bar in this one:

Suni Lee focused on the bar as she's upside down in mid-air
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20. Oh, shit.

A closeup of Suni upside down
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21. The fact that Suni Lee can stare at her shin:

Suni balancing on the bean on one straight leg and completely bent over
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22. Anytime a person did this move on the balance beam like no big deal:

Simone upside down as she's mid-air over the balance beam
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23. This one too:

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24. This pole vaulter, just like, floating in the air:

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25. How's he gonna make it over that?

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26. This picture of a pole vaulter falling back down to earth:

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27. This runner collapsing to the wet ground after competing in a hurdles competition:

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28. The fact that they are running in the rain to begin with — like, that looks slippery:

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29. I'd slip, fall, and probs die:

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30. But seriously, hurdles are some serious shit:

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31. This table tennis player seemingly controlling the ball with his mind:

The athlete staring at the pingpong ball as it floats incredibly close to his head
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32. How?

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33. Whatever is happening in this BMX photo:

An athlete is mid-air on their bike without touching the handles
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34. This one too:

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35. The height people get on the trampoline:

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36. And the faces they make while doing it:

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37. Speaking of faces, my favorite: diving faces:

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38. You truly can't beat it:

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39. *Chef's kiss*

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40. So good:

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41. These synchronized swimmers intertwined:

The synchronized swimmers each have a leg twisted over an arm as they crouch on the ground
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42. These synchronized swimmers standing vertically underwater:

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43. The way these synchronized swimmers lift each other up:

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44. Seriously, I had no idea:

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45. And then there are pictures of people winning gold, like Elaine Thompson-Herah:

Elaine is elated as she crosses the finish line
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46. Or Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi in the high jump:

Gianmarco holds his hands to his head in disbelief
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47. He straight-up collapsed on the ground:

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48. And lastly, my personal favorite: Karsten Warholm winning the 400m hurdles and breaking a world record:

Karsten ripping his shirt after winning his race
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49. Some people truly wait a lifetime for a moment like this:

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