'Someone check the ice!' Twitter thinks PyeongChang ice rink needs a second look after skaters fall
PYEONGCHANG — Twitter rushed to support Team USA figure skater Nathan Chen after he fell during the first night of competition at the Winter Olympic Games, but he wasn't the only skater to slip on the ice.
Throughout the men's short program, several skaters fell, leading Twitter to theorize the ice rink may have been defective.
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Did someone butter the ice, one user asked?
Is one of the requirements that the skaters need to fall during their program? Did someone butter the ice? #Olympics— Lindsay G (@poormanstinafey) February 9, 2018
Maybe it was just nerves, another person posed:
#Olympics so like is everyone going to fall tonight or what? is it the ice? is it just olympic jitters? what's going on here?— (wheeze) (@baileybexr) February 9, 2018
Another called for an "Olympic Investigation:"
Regardless of why the skaters fell, we can all agree that this is all of our reaction when it happens: