American luger Kate Hansen warms up by dancing to Beyonce

She’s our new favourite.

imageHansen waving to supporters. Credit: Dita Alangkara/AP/Press Association Images

REMEMBER MICHELLE JENNEKE’S unique pre-race dance routine?

Well, we’ve found the Winter Olympics equivalent. 21-year-old American luger Kate Hansen is competing in Sochi but came to our attention with this novel warm-up.

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And it turns out she only listens to Beyonce during the ritual:

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The NBC announcer in this clip isn’t impressed with her moves, claiming the top athletes have more “sports specific” ways to prepare. We’re big fans though.

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