Bermuda just wore shorts to the Winter Olympic opening ceremonies

Rare | 2/9/2018 | Christabel Duah
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“When in Rome, do as the Romans do” is a phrase Bermudans may have never heard of.

During Friday’s Winter Olympics opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, the Bermuda delegation seemed to forget just where they were. Unlike everyone else taking in the chilly South Korean winter air, the group made their way into the stadium clad in bright red shorts, matching scarves, dark blazers and knee length socks. The Caribbean trio, which included cross-country skier Tucker Murphy, his coach Pepa Miloucheva and assistant coach Wax Jeff Shaw, looked more like private school boys than winter sport athletes in outfits starkly different to the many athletes sensibly around them wearing heavy coats and padded pants. According to TIME, the weather was below 30 degrees Fahrenheit as the international world welcomed the various countries to the Games.

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It seems, the Bermudans wanted a chance to represent with their signature Bermuda shorts named after their country, but that would have been a lot more sensible in the Summer Games.

Many people noticed:

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“Damn… These athletes from Bermuda are either insanely tough or forgot to check the weather #OpeningCeremony,” tweeted one user.

Another person thought they deserved the gold just for the commitment.

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“The team from Bermuda wearing actual Bermuda SHORTS in freezing weather for the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics is the most iconic example of committing to your truth I’ve ever seen,” tweeted a fan. “Yaaaassssss queens” indeed.

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