Best Thing Ever: Mariachi Ski Suit

olympic_mariachi_ski_suit_2In what has to be the greatest news I’ve heard about the upcoming Winter Olympics yet, I just learned that the Mexican downhill skier Hubertus Von Hohenlohe will be wearing a suit modeled after traditional Mariachi garb.

I really hope he’s not just doing this as a joke and that he’s actually competitive. But he is 55 and this is his 5th olympics which is traditionally a young-man’s place, so we’ll have to see. No matter how it turns out I can’t wait to see him flying own the hill wearing this. The only thing that would make it better would be if he carried a trumpet or guitar.

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