It's go big or go home. Only, Belgian Olympic Cyclist Gijs Van Hoecke got it mixed up with go big and then go home.
Training is hard, and sacrifices need to be made so you can give your all at the London Olympics. Therefore, a little letting off of steam is accepted and assumed.
Van Hoecke was packing a lot of steam.
The 20-year-old didn't win any medals, but that hardly kept him from throwing caution to the wind and having a race to the finish line with his liver.
Our friend here is enjoying a typical night for 20-something college students around the world or, as it seems, cyclists.
Sure he will be nauseated by the mere mention of beer the next day, and his pants now smell like a dive bar, but the blacked-out grin on his face is just too priceless for words.
Most of us have been in the vicinity of this kind of fun.
You wake up and wonder how you spent hundreds in the span of hours and...what's that smell. The rest of the day is spent putting the pieces together like you're playing Memento the home edition.
Well, everyone please raise your glasses to our Belgian friend here who is no doubt nursing one of the gnarliest hangovers in history.
I am guessing the cure for which is not finding that your night was logged and loaded up to the Internet.
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