Gymnast Sunisa Lee of Workforce USA took residence the ladies’s particular person all-around gold medal on July 29, and the second was actually historical past within the making. The 18-year-old was already the primary Hmong-American to compete within the Olympics and did so not lengthy after dropping an aunt and uncle to COVID-19, seeing her father develop into paralyzed from an unintentional fall, and breaking her foot, all of which has occurred since 2019.
With Simone Biles’s departure from the Video games, Lee received the coveted medal below an immense amount of pressure for Workforce USA to carry out. That she did — all in a set of lengthy, white acrylic nails with the Olympic rings painted on them. Twitter took discover throughout her historic win and, naturally, has lots of stuff to say about it.
“Suni Lee did ALL OF THAT with STUNNING nails and lashes. She’s a hero,” one person writes of Lee’s win. Another says, “Suni Lee simply received the throughout gold medal with a full set of nails. my queen.”
Twitter was additionally fast to level at that almost all of us are fully ineffective after we’ve received lengthy, faux nails on — Lee makes a idiot of us all by successful a freaking gold medal in them. “Clearly that is secondary to her phenomenal expertise however the truth that I can not even open a seltzer can with acrylics on and Suni Lee simply received gymnastics gold with these nails… a real icon,” jokes one Twitter user. There are many related sentiments floating round from others. “Suni Lee received gold within the gymnastics Olympic AA ultimate together with her nails completed and I can’t even take my contacts off with acrylics on,” another person Tweets.
Subsequent time we have now press-on nails or acrylics or extensions on and are available to that fateful second when it is time to change our contact lenses, button our pants, or open a soda can, we’ll look again on this second and notice that, hey, it is not like we’re doing backflips or something. If Lee can identify historical past with lengthy nails, we are able to do extremely mundane, minute duties in them, proper?
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