Summer Games

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 31: Minsub Jin of Team South Korea competes in the Men's Pole Vault Qualification on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pole vaulting has quickly become one of the best competitions in the Olympics for one reason and one reason only: getting to see the vaulters’ wacky expressions as they launch themselves off the ground.

There have been plenty of memes going around to fully grasp this newly found comedy in the world of professional athletes. We have compiled our favorite expressions and bodies that gave us the giggles below.

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