Like booze and human mortality, the portrait (self, or taken by another) transcends class and culture. And when you live in an era when nearly everyone walks around with a pretty good version of a digital camera in their pocket, there are no shortage of opportunities to snap an interesting pic of yourself and/or a friend.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and countless social media sites offer a platform to show off how amazing, or not-so-amazing, any given moment of our lives can be—and if you prefer to be the audience rather than the subject, millions of shared pics are waiting.
Athletes, like the rest of us, aren't immune to the micro-gratification of showing the world a captured piece of their life and have turned to social media to share moments of true weirdness with the rest of us.
Here are some very weird athlete portraits.