Although I’m Austrian, my enthusiasm about mason turned wintersports superstar Hermann “Herminator” Maier has always been rather subdued. Even during the last few days, when everyone including their old and sick Grandma was all excited about Austria winning a shitload of Gold medals, I just couldn’t be arsed to actually check out the whole inane circus. Well, Heather Armstrong did, resulting in quite probably the best characterization of Maier I’ve ever seen. Snip:
His run is crazy; a body that big should not be going that fast without a seat belt. At one point I think I can hear the mountain moan under his weight.
Click here to read the thing in its hilarious entirety (which is really not that much, so don’t worry, you lazy bastards).