Snowboarder Staale Sandbech Gives Himself a Mohawk for Medal Ceremony

Tyler Brooke@TylerDBrookeSenior Analyst IIFebruary 8, 2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08:  (L-R) Silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway, gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg of the United States and bronze medalist Mark McMorris of Canada on the podium during the medal ceremony for the for the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

When life gives you a medal, you make a mohawk.

After Norwegian snowboarder Staale Sandbech won the silver medal in slopestyle at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, he decided to give himself one dramatic makeover.

Here's Staale before:

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Staale Sandbech of Norway reacts after his first run during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Final during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Julia
Julian Finney/Getty Images

Here he is after, pictured on the left:

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08:  (L-R) Silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway, gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg of the United States and bronze medalist Mark McMorris of Canada on the podium during the medal ceremony for the for the Snowboard Men's Slopestyl
Paul Gilham/Getty Images

You can make fun of his mohawk, but at least he has an Olympic medal.

[For the Win]

Related

    Olympic Figure Skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya Dies at Age 20

    Winter Olympics logo
    Winter Olympics

    Olympic Figure Skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya Dies at Age 20

    Adam Wells
    via Bleacher Report

    Report: NHL Could Return to Olympics

    Proposed CBA extension includes NHL player participation in the 2022 and 2026 Olympics

    Winter Olympics logo
    Winter Olympics

    Report: NHL Could Return to Olympics

    Mike Chiari
    via Bleacher Report

    Athletes Call on IOC to Abolish Rule Prohibiting Protests

    Winter Olympics logo
    Winter Olympics

    Athletes Call on IOC to Abolish Rule Prohibiting Protests

    Paul Kasabian
    via Bleacher Report

    Never Forget the 🐐 Upset — Grab the Merch 🛒

    Winter Olympics logo
    Winter Olympics

    Never Forget the 🐐 Upset — Grab the Merch 🛒

    B/R SHOP
    via B/R SHOP