15 Reasons Why Swedish Freeskier Henrik Harlaut Is Your New Favorite Olympian

“Wu-Tang is for the children.”

Henrik Harlaut is a Swedish Olympian who recently competed in the ski slopestyle event. Despite two solid runs in the men’s final, Harlaut fell short of a medal, finishing in sixth place.

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Here is why everyone loves him…

15. Because he catches MAJOR air.

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14. And enjoys every minute of it.


13. Even when his pants fall down, he still had fun.


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12. Plus he has sick dreads.

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11. Teenage. Mutant. Ninja. Turtle. Gloves.

10. Dinosaur. Helmet.

9. Oh, he also goes by the nickname “E-DOLLO.”

8. And he loves Wu-Tang.


7. Even Redman gave him a shout out.

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/40118808.

WARNING: NSFW language

6. His lucky charm is an uncooked egg, which is inspired by the movie Cool Runnings.

No seriously. He keeps it in his pocket for good luck.

5. He REFUSES to let his ’90s look go.

This image is only ONE YEAR old.

4. In fact, when it comes to fashion, the baggier the better for Henrik.

3. He even has his own soundboard.

Check it out HERE

2. Yep, Henrik Harlaut is basically the chillest dude around.

1. And he’s pretty much always been that way.

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