Here Are 16 Selfies Taken At An Almost Impossibly Perfect Time. #12 Made Me Cringe Hard.
According to Oxford Dictionaries, the 2013 Word of the Year was “selfie.” Maybe that makes you happy. Maybe it makes you sad. But rather than lament that this seems to be the most common word and act in society today, let’s just move on and focus on the good selfies—the selfies, the amazing shots that happen to be perfectly timed, either due to great skill and planning or…dumb luck. (The dumb luck ones are FAR funnier. Because we can all agree that sports selfies are amusing, right?
Great, so let’s take a look at come of the best sports selfies you’ll ever see.
But first, lemme take a selfie real quick of me writing this article…
How do you celebrate the moment you're declared the world's fastest man? Usain Bolt celebrates by taking a picture with strangers. You'll see on this list that Bolt celebrates a lot of things by taking pics with strangers.
16. The Usain Bolt World Record Selfie
15. Lolo Jones Selfie
14. Swaggy P on the Great Wall
13. Carlos Beltran is...Something
Very few circumstances are given a pass for the narcissistic act of taking a selfie. This is one such set of circumstances.
12. Jet Fighter Pilot Says, "...but first, lemme take a selfie."
I'm surprised the players posed with this guy, but it's a nice parting gift before heading to jail.
11. Storm the Pitch, Get a Selfie
This guy took a selfie as he was bobbing in the water after his plane (background) crashed. This is a "glass is half full" type of guy.
10. Black Hawk Down Selfie
You see that Kanye West look on Bolt's face? That's because that's security taking a selfie with him. Yeah, the security guy got fired.
9. Poorly-Timed Security Guard Selfie
8. "Please don't kick my face" Selfie
Jaromir Jagr is making fun of you. Deal with it.
7. Jagr (Photo)Bomb
She seems to be enjoying herself, at least. Points for having the wherewithal to snap a semi-decent pic during the madness.
6. Stormin' the Pitch, Part 2
When a picture of you taking a picture of yourself is on global TV.
5. Meta Selfie
When Mayweather is siting courtside, and looking like a man who just stumbled out of the high rollers area of Caesar's at 7 AM, you have to photobomb his selfie. That's a rule.
4. D-Bag Selfie
Congratulations on your enlightenment, sir.
3. "Not Convinced He Isn't Actually Floating" Seflie
Yes, but HOW poorly? 'Million Dollar Baby' poorly?