Russia tells biathlon spectators trudging uphill: "These are the Winter Olympics, so we need to be tough!" pic.twitter.com/XdxvpgldM3— Ollie Williams (@OllieW) February 5, 2014
Enhance! Here's a closer look.
The sign is meant to encourage hiking biathlon spectators but really could apply to the entire Sochi experience.
* "Very dangerous" water? "We need to be tough!"
* Tiny beds? "We need to be tough!"
* Overrun by stray dogs? "We need to be tough!"
Day 1 #Sochi impressions: Russians aren't a smiley people but very helpful & kind! and I've already seen 3 stray dogs I want to take home— Liz Clarke (@lizclarketweet) February 3, 2014
Sochi 2014: WE NEED TO BE TOUGH!