I was watching the opening ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and I was mostly unimpressed. That was until the Parade of Nations began and the Azerbaijans stole the show rocking their awesome pants! Check out these bad boys straight out of the 1980s:
I really have no idea about the significance of the pants other than they must be a cultural symbol but I sure like them. The Azerbaijans don’t even have to win a medal because they’ve already left their mark on the Olympics as far as I’m concerned. Nice going, guys.
Thanks to NBC Olympics’ photo gallery for the hookup. The AP provides another close look at the pants: