Athletes are many things: ambitious, driven, determined, focused, methodic, hard-working, and attractive. Seriously, how is it that every athlete seems to have the most beautiful face and irresistible swagger to go along with it? Having a casual fling with an athlete is likely an obvious dream for many, so with the PyeongChang Winter Olympics fast approaching, I ask the burning question: Do athletes use dating apps in the Olympic Village? The answer? Yes , big time. Dating app usage first started spiking in , during the Sochi games, according to The Independent.
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By Chris Irvine. The Olympics are an opportunity for athletes of all disciplines to come together - and when the competition heats up, hormones begin to bubble over. Now snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who took gold earlier this week in Sochi's slopestyle event, has admitted that the online dating app Tinder is 'next level'. Anderson, who took gold in the event Briton Jenny Jones won bronze, said that she eventually had to delete her account to focus on the Olympics. She claimed Tinder was awash with athletes in the Olympic village. Distracting: Anderson centre , flanked by silver medalist Enni Rukajarvi of Finland left and Britain's Jenny Jones right , said she had to quit the app to focus on winning.
As the Olympics enters its final hours and athletes feel the pressure ease off, many will celebrate together…under the sheets. The Dating app Tinder is shown is shown on an Apple iPhone in this photo illustration taken February 10, Swiping right on Tinder means the user is interested in the person whose profile they are looking at.
For U. The dating app Tinder, which helps users browse all the single people in your area, has become a primary activity during downtime for athletes in the Olympic village. Profiles contain a photo and some basic facts, and users can decide whether they are interested by swiping to the right yes or to the left no.