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12 ridiculously costumed Olympic fans: A slideshow
Forget the face paint. These spectators take national pride to new heights with gaudy, sometimes inexplicable, full-body attire
 
12 ridiculously costumed Olympic fans: A slideshow Stanley Chou/Getty Images

While Olympians battle for medals on the ground, spectators go head-to-head in the stands for the title of Most Enthusiastic Fan. These extroverts are often decked out in full costumes, like this fervent young Captain America who showed up to encourage the U.S. women's soccer team in its game against Canada Aug. 6. Click through for more examples of ludicrously zealous attire. 

 

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