Olympic athletes are using the popular dating app to connect with fellow athletes in Sochi.
Even Olympic athletes can't seem to resist the allure of Tinder.
That is what we found out as news spread that the popular dating app is being used widespread by many athletes in the Olympic Village during the current Sochi 2014 Olympics. Wouldn't you want to meet the many young, attractive and physically fit Olympians participating in this year's games?
Well apparently, the sport of hooking up has become a lot more efficient thanks to the Olympians using the fast growing mobile dating app Tinder.
For those that don’t know, Tinder is essentially a location and picture based dating app, which allows one to quickly confirm or deny possible dates by swiping people to the left or right. There are some cuties here.” Another female snowboarder from New Zealand, Rebecca Torr, has been tweeting about her experiences using the Tinder app and even got a response from the Tinder team asking how many matches she’s gotten so far.
The app Tinder, which helps users browse all the single people in one area, has turned dating at Sochi into its own sport with skiers Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper admitting to using it Swiping to the left means not interested, swiping to the right is a yes.
If two people swipe to the right on each other's profiles, they are automatically connected to a private chatroom where further information can be Goepper, 19, who today asked Taylor Swift via Twitter to be his Valentine's Day date upon his return from Sochi, said that he keeps his 'options open' when using the app. There are some cuties on there There was a point where I had to be like OK, this is way too distracting.
'I've gotten quite a few notifications that say, "This person wants to kiss you,"' he confessed.'It's all athletes! I deleted my account to focus on the Olympics.''Tinder is a great way to meet new people when you're traveling and want to get the most out of your experience in a new city,' he reportedly told TMZ, adressing the athletes.
It has been reported in past years that the Olympics are basically one big orgy that includes the most athletic and attractive people in the world.The app has been all the rage in the past year with its departure from traditional dating site matching programs and dating profiles. There’s no doubt that these new dating apps such as Tinder are major game changers in the online dating world and it would probably do big dating companies such as Match and e Harmony some good to figure out how to get into this game.Most of us will never know what it feels like to be an Olympic athlete living in the Olympic Village, but at least we can relate to them wanting to utilize a fun dating app. Dating apps like Tinder allow anyone with an i Phone or Android phone to meet people they may have never been able to otherwise. Thanks to modern technology no one, Olympic athlete or otherwise, has to feel alone. Hence, when athletes are using it in the Olympic village, they are being matched with other athletes since they are geographically close to each other.We know that Tinder is being used by a healthy number of people who can't call themselves Olympic athletes, but what makes it so appealing to these Sochi Olympians?