PyeongChang's Winter Olympics are going to be particularly cold this year, and, in preparation, Cosmopolitan. Many of them used the opportunity to discuss what they knew of the hook-ups that famously happen in the Olympic Village during the Games. Skeleton's John Daly confirmed what we all already suspected: "It happens! Incredibly good-looking [athletes], perfect bodies, tight Spandex. Of course there's gonna be some hooking up!
Whether it's the Winter Olympics or the Summer Games, Olympic Villages are full of hot, fit people whose nerves and hormones are running on high. Not to mention the factthat they're all in a new place, with new people and plenty of reasons to party. What does all that add up to? Lots and lots of sex. The Olympic Village is almost like a social experiment with a predictable outcome. What happens when you put tons of attractive people together in one place for two weeks? They hook up.
Some of us watch the Olympics for sports, some of us watch to delight in feats of endurance and strength which prove that bodies are magic, and some of us watch for the compelling human interest stories that hurtle toward either victory or defeat in real time as the events air. And while we only get the emotion porn version of events on TV, there's obviously way more debauchery going down behind the scenes. In recent years, the internet has become fascinated with what sex is like in the Olympic Village , thanks to condom brands bragging about how many prophylactics they've pumped inside of it, dating apps releasing stats about how poppin' usership gets , and more transparency from the athletes about their active sex lives. Plus: Olympics Twitter has no shame. The Olympic Village has provided athletes with condoms since the Games , which lines up with the advocacy work around safer sex practices that began during the AIDS crisis.
Sex ones do, too. What do we know about sex in the Olympic Village? Yep, , That breaks down to 42 condoms per athlete. However, that , is only part of the nine million!