Fringe costumes are all the rage in the ice dancing competition

Kevin Kaduk
Yahoo Sports

Ice dancing is a fringe sport.

No, seriously, we mean that literally. There was a team wearing fringe everywhere you looked during Monday’s Olympic competition in PyeongChang.

This couple from the Ukraine started things off by wearing something from Paula Abdul’s closet during her days as a Laker Girl …

Alexandra Nazarova and Maxim Nikitin perform in the Olympic ice dancing competition on Monday in PyeongChang. (Getty Images)
Alexandra Nazarova and Maxim Nikitin perform in the Olympic ice dancing competition on Monday in PyeongChang. (Getty Images)

… while other competitors looked like they were paying tribute to late wrestlers (and fringe aficionados) “Macho Man” Randy Savage and Ultimate Warrior…

Germany’s Kavita Lorenz and Joti Polizoakis (Getty Images)
Germany’s Kavita Lorenz and Joti Polizoakis (Getty Images)
Russia’s Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro (Getty Images)
Russia’s Tiffani Zagorski and Jonathan Guerreiro (Getty Images)

In between there was canary fringe, classy fringe … enough fringe that you wondered if there was a meeting at some point and everyone decided to wear the one thing that would make everyone take ice dancing less seriously than they already do.

Here’s a slideshow of all the fringe costumes:

As you might imagine, people had opinions on the fringe, including the legendary Dick Button …


… and comedian Leslie Jones …


… and many people on Twitter.






Where do you, uh, fall on the fringe?

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