The Craziest Curling Costumes Ever

A bit of a tradition has come out of Norway's Olympic curling team: crazy costumes! Check out their zany costumes over the years.

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Look at those pants! Norway's Thomas Ulsrud (C) throws the stone while his teammates Haavard Vad Petersson (L) and John Christoffer Svae (R) sweep during the 2014 Sochi winter olympics men's curling round robin session 4 match against Switzerland at the Ice Cube curling centre in Sochi on February 12, 2014.
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Norway's Haavard Vad Petersson, left, and Christoffer Svae sweep during men's curling competition against Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Norway skip Thomas Ulsrud, second from left, and teammate Torger Nergaard, second from right, share a laugh during a men's curling training session the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. At right is coach Paal Trulsen. They replaced their crazy pants with what they described as "rose-painting knickers" — knee-length pants — complete with soccer socks of the Norwegian national team. To top it all off, they donned flat caps, also known as "sixpences," The Associated Press reported.
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Norway's Men's Olympic Curling Team (from left) Thomas Ulsrud, Torgor Nergard, Christoffer Svae, and Havard Vad Petersson wear their new Sochi 2014 suits. Norway's curlers have become well-known for their wacky outfits. Yes, Norway’s men’s team is back with their crazy, funky pants. And they’ll be more outrageous than ever when the players emerge for their first game at the Ice Cube.
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Thomas Ulsrud of Norway slides through the house as he prepares to throw the rock during a training session at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. But check out those pants!
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Members of the Norway men's curling team wear colorful pants during a practice session at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Even the fans get in on the craziness! Patrick Plys, the father of American curler Chris Plys, cheers during a match between the United States and Norway at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.
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Norway skip Thomas Ulsrud delivers the stone in a victory over Denmark in men's curling at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Maybe the pants give them superpowers?
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Norway's skip Linn Githmark, center, during a draw against Canada in Swift Current, Sask. There was a large package waiting for Norway when the team arrived in Swift Current, Sask., for the women's world curling championship in 2010. Out of the box came even louder versions of the loud pants their male counterparts popularized at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
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Norway's skip Torger Nergard throws his rock as first Havard Vad Petersson, left, and second Christoffer Svae sweep during a match against Sweden, at the Curling World Championships in 2010.
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Norway's skip Torger Nergard, center calls out after releasing a stone as first Havard Vad Petersson, left, sweeps during their bronze medal match against Canada, at the Curling World Championships, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Sunday, April 11, 2010.
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Norway's Martin Sesaker, left, and his teammate Stine Haalien work on the stone while playing against Estonia during a mixed team curling event at the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.
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Norway's Thomas Loevold, left to right, Haavard Vad Petersson, Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergaard and Thomas Ulsrudat hold up their silver medals at the men's curling medal ceremony at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.
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