The dating app Tinder is all the rage in the Olympic Village in Sochi. If they’re not actually using it to find dates, it’s at least become a running joke among the international contingent of snowboarders. It’s all athletes! In the mountain village it’s all athletes. It’s hilarious. There are some cuties on there. Tinder connects to Facebook profiles and offers matches based on proximity. The only details users see are a few photos, mutual friends, mutual interests, and an optional one-line bio.

Female Athletes Say Tinder Use at The Olympic Village Is “Next Level”

By Natalie O’Neill. Romance-starved athletes at the Winter Olympics are hitting up the dating app Tinder for some off-the-slopes action while stuck in the sleepy section of Sochi, pro athletes said. The pretty year-old admits she had to reign-in her use of the app, which uses GPS to connect singles with people nearby, she said. Read Next.

U.S. Gold Medal-Winning Snowboarder Calls Tinder the ‘Next Level’ in Olympics, and continue to climb as the Sochi games move forward.

Register or Login. And to prepare for all the gordeeva that may be had, free condoms were distributed, too. Regarding the Olympics in Sochi, Dr. She attended several Olympic Games, as well as toured the Hubbell Villages. There is gordeeva, which causes tension, and anxiety and dance, and a massive outpouring of chemicals in the body – article source adrenaline and endorphins. As far as the dating apps themselves are concerned, Olympic athletes have talked about their popularity, too.

There are some cuties on there. However, people do not seem to be deleting their apps in PyeongChang. Overall, so far, it has increased by percent, including a percent increase in swipe volume, a dance increase in right swipes, and a olympian increase in matches leading up to the event. Is anyone surprised?

Dating App Tinder Huge Hit With Athletes At Olympic Village In Sochi

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Tinder CEO Sean Rad reports a percent increase in new users since the Olympics started last week.

People say it all the time, nothing brings people together quite like the Olympics. You can say that again. The Olympic Village is a cool place. Most of the athletes are all staying there and when you get that many mostly young and in-shape people who are having the times of their lives, good times are bound to happen. In this modern age with smart phones, they’re happening even more than normal. Jamie Anderson, the American snowboarder who won gold in the slopestyle event, and her friends have certainly found life in the Village entertaining thanks to the Tinder app.

Tinder is a dating app — or often criticized as a “hook-up” app — and Anderson explained to US Weekly that it has been a pretty decent matchimaking tool in Sochi. It’s all athletes!

Olympians Turn to Tinder for Olympic Village Trysts

Jamie Anderson, the year-old American snowboarder, tells US Weekly that she and her fellow female athletes spend their down time in Sochi on one app in particular:. It’s all athletes! In the mountain village it’s all athletes. It’s hilarious. There are some cuties on there. Every Olympics seems to set new records in lasciviousness.

hottest trends of the Winter Olympics isn’t the snowboarding slopestyle or the colorful curling costumes — it is mobile dating app Tinder.

Just ask American snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who recently admitted that all the Olympic athletes in her general vicinity made perusing Tinder on her phone an enticing, but ridiculously distracting activity. According to Nicole Eggenberger and Jennifer Peros of Us Weekly , the year-old California native became enamored with scrolling through her phone and checking out other athletes via the online dating application. There are some cuties here.

Tinder is among the fastest-growing dating apps, according to CNN Money. In other words, Tinder is just further encouraging an Olympic-hookup storm that would happen regardless. Judy Kuriansky. It’s a powerful concoction of chemicals. Anderson would not let chemicals—nor Tinder—be her downfall, however. She managed to win the gold in the first inaugural running of the slopestyle competition at the Winter Olympics on Sunday.

Be on the lookout, men. Anderson could be back on the grid and looking for Tinderonis any day now. Just remember: Tinderella has been to the mountaintop, and she has seen the highest heights the platform can deliver.

Tinder In Sochi: Dating App Lets Athletes Hook Up

There’s no denying Olympic athletes work hard while competing. And according to gold medalist Jamie Anderson, they like to play just as hard in their downtime. Anderson, who won gold in the Women’s Slopestyle on Sunday Feb. It’s all athletes!

The iconic rings in the Sochi Olympic Village. AP. Romance-starved athletes at the Winter Olympics are hitting up the dating app Tinder for.

There are some cuties on there. Los Angeles-based Tinder became popular last year for allowing users to quickly begin conversations with others they find attractive. To use the app, users first create a profile with information about themselves and upload pictures. Tinder then recommends users to them. If the user finds a person attractive he or she can swipe right.

If not, a swipe to the left. Anderson won gold in slopestyle earlier this week. Facebook launches ferry service on San Francisco Bay. Verizon offers more data, discounts with More Everything plan. Verizon Wireless to close five call centers, consolidate seven others. Get our free business newsletter for insights and tips for getting by. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times.

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Jamie Anderson, Olympic Snowboarder: “Tinder in the Olympic Village Is Next Level”

T uesday the internet erupted in a wave of Sochi shock that had nothing to do with dangerous half pipes , packs of wild dogs , or atrocious hotel accommodations. This is completely unexpected. Tinder-gate of Sochi is just the most recent round of faux-surprise that Olympians might, in fact, be having sex. And judging by the florid prose in the dispatches below, the journalists seem to be pretty overheated as well.

The London Olympics probably saw the most headlines regarding athlete-on-athlete sexcapades. Althletes were particularly candid about their sex lives, as well.

Twenty-eight hundred athletes, all right-swiping their way towards the biggest orgy on earth. Set location to: Sochi Olympic Village.

Even though Olympians travel far and wide to compete for a gold medal or two, it’s no surprise living in facilities with some of the world’s hottest athletes leads to hookups in the Olympic village. Several athletes are turning to location-based dating app Tinder to browse and rate their neighbours. Twenty-three-year-old American snowboarder Jamie Anderson told US Weekly, she and her fellow female athletes like to “play matchmaker” and look for cuties staying in Sochi.

Anderson added she found Tinder in Sochi so distracting, she had to close her account to focus on the Games. New Zealand snowboarder Rebecca Torr took to Twitter to reveal her fascination with using Tinder in the village — not to mention her disappointment when the Jamaican bobsled team wasn’t registered on the app. Update: she found them — and told them she was rooting for them.

Jamie Anderson on Matchmaking in Sochi: “There Are Some Cuties” on Tinder

Tinder, the dating app owned by Match Group Inc, has seen major spikes in usage at the Olympics since it caught on during the last Winter Games in Sochi in On Tinder, a swipe right signals interest in a prospective partner, as opposed to a left swipe, which passes over a person. Behind bobsled, the most right swiped male athletes on the app were ice hockey players, followed by snowboarders, alpine skiers and skeleton racers.

After snowboarding, the most right swiped female athletes were alpine skiers, bobsledders, lugers and freestyle skiers.

The most popular athletes on Tinder at the Olympics in Pyeongchang are since it caught on during the last Winter Games in Sochi in

During the last several Olympic Games, a ton of people have used dating apps in Olympic Village , the college campus-type area that houses the athletes. And to prepare for all the sex that may be had, free condoms were distributed, too. Regarding the Olympics in Sochi, Dr. She attended several Olympic Games, as well as toured the Olympic Villages. There is stress, which causes tension, and anxiety and energy, and a massive outpouring of chemicals in the body — adrenaline and endorphins.

As far as the dating apps themselves are concerned, Olympic athletes have talked about their popularity, too. There are some cuties on there. However, people do not seem to be deleting their apps in PyeongChang. Overall, so far, it has increased by percent, including a percent increase in swipe volume, a percent increase in right swipes, and a percent increase in matches leading up to the event.

2014 Sochi Olympics: Tinder, where athlete hookups happen

Olympic-gold snowboarder Jamie Anderson confesses she and the other female athletes are checking out “a lot of cuties” in Sochi with the dating app Tinder, according to US magazine. The year-old from Lake Tahoe, Calif. In the mountain village it’s all athletes.

Regarding the Olympics in Sochi, Dr. Judy Kuriansky, a sex therapist and clinical psychologist at Columbia University’s Teachers College in.

Young Olympians at the games are finding ways to fill their downtime after their respective events. With Tinder, of course. Olympians and game attendees are swiping so much, the company confirms to Inverse it saw Tinder activity in Pyeongchang, South Korea spike a whopping percent since the games began. With so many young, in shape people concentrated into one city for a limited time, the hookups were bound to happen. Meanwhile, dating app Bumble goes into even more details when it comes to Olympic online dating.

According to the app, it saw a 50 percent jump in activity, with alpine skiers apparently getting the most action. Next up were hockey players, with freestyle skiers and cross-country skiers tying for the er, bronze when it comes to hooking up in Pyeongchang. This is being attributed to an influx of Olympic attendees in the area, of course. A rise in sex drive among athletes during the Olympics is nothing new.

It seems reports of hookups surface every two years, when the games occur.

Athletes Are Saying Tinder In The Olympic Village Is ‘Next Level’

There are some cuties on there. Los Angeles-based Tinder became popular last year for allowing users to quickly begin conversations with others they find attractive. To use the app, users first create a profile with information about themselves and upload pictures. Tinder then recommends users to them. If the user finds a person attractive he or she can swipe right.

If not, a swipe to the left.

“From Sochi to Rio, Tinder has a history of heating up the Olympic Games, so its popularity in the village this year is no surprise,” Rosette.

It’s all snow and ice at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t getting steamy. American Jamie Anderson, who took home the gold medal in this year’s slopestyle snowboarding event, told Us Weekly that the dating app Tinder “is next level” for athletes in the Olympic Village. In other words, the app is extra popular right now in Sochi.

Tinder is a dating app with a reputation for being a hook-up app that allows users to find each other and quickly meet. Users are connected to chat after they each approve the other’s profile picture. It’s all athletes! In the mountain village it’s all athletes. It’s hilarious.

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Village Tour