If you have a tattoo, you've probably been asked at least once or twice for your reasons behind getting inked.
Well, for these athletes and their Olympics-themed tatts, it's really quite obvious.
-- Eric Radford (@Rad85E) April 7, 2014
Here are some of the most striking, colourful and, TBH, damn-right proud designs we've seen that commemorate competing in the biggest sporting event in the world.
US wrestler Jordan Burroughs has quite the collection going on.
New Ink! I love Gold!!! pic.twitter.com/qgmzWZQO
-- Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) October 5, 2012
This one is obvs a Rio-inspired tatt.
I know many of you have been waiting patiently to see what my next Olympic Tattoo would look like.. HERE IT IS!! pic.twitter.com/a75UqDcKAo
-- Janine Van Wyk (@Janinevanwyk5) July 13, 2016
In fact, quite a few athletes seem to have got them just in time for heading to Brazil.
Sarah Sjostrom lowers her WR tonight, gets Katie Ledecky in 200 free starting Monday. Love her Olympic rings tattoo pic.twitter.com/r1HJR0GCeB
-- Nick Zaccardi (@nzaccardi) August 8, 2016
-- Mark Blinch (@mblinch) August 7, 2016
-- Rachel McNeill (@KPRCRachel) August 2, 2016
There's many variations of designs including the five Olympic rings.
-- Ivanie Blondin (@IvanieB) October 8, 2014
-- Glen Robinson (@glenrob89) August 19, 2014
-- Vicki Adams (@n16vck) August 5, 2014
American weightlifter Holley Mangold even went for the rings on the side of her head.
Then there's this huge tat, belonging to Canadian curler Eric Harnden, who competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
-- E.J. Harnden (@eharnden83) July 26, 2014
And this guy? Well, he's maybe gone a step too far.
THIS GUY HAS A TATTOO
HOLDING THE OLYMPIC TORCH IN OLYMPUS pic.twitter.com/07diOVc5fE
-- Vik//offline (@pitypartyatbest) August 6, 2016
Now that is dedication to the Olympics.