The naked athletes aren’t even the best thing about ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue.”Instead, Sam Alipour’s amazing feature on the ungodly amounts of sex and partying that goes on in the Olympic Village is the highlight.
Alipour spoke with a bunch of former Olympians, who revealed that the Village is one one crazy place.
Many of the athletes opened up and told Alipour crazy stories to illustrate how insane the Village gets. These stories include everything from Hope Solo doing the Today Show drunk the morning after cozying up to a celebrity, to a javelin competitor having sex with three women per day in order to stay relaxed.
At the end of the 2000 Games, the Australian team threw a bonfire and burned a bunch of furniture from the Village
The teens are involved too! Shawn Johnson and cyclist Taylor Phinney struck up a relationship in Beijing
By the tail-end of the Games, athletes who are done competing stay out to 7 a.m., greeting still-competing athletes as they head to their events
At the 1976 Olympics, 16-year-old Greg Louganis cozied up to the Soviet diving team, and saw one married male Soviet diver hooking up with his teammate
In 2000, on a flight from Sydney to LA, the flight attendants put all the Olympians in the back of the plane and the regular people in the front.
Breaux Greer ended up in the bathroom with a 'famous Olympian he will not name.'
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