The 2014 Winter Olympics are here. But between all the reports of radioactive tap water and, uh, actual sporting events, there’s a third component that some attentive viewers and fans will be following: The clothes. And to give you a little context, here are some of the most stylish Olympians from the modern history of the Olympics.
It’s not easy to carve out a fashion niche for yourself while retaining freedom of movement and other functional clothing aspects (this is why superheroes are always getting caught in revolving doors and whatnot), but these nine Olympic athletes managed to do just that. And they’re good at sports, too!