The Sochi 2014 outfits of the Norwegian curling team (Photo: AP Photo/Cassie Kovacevich, Loudmouth Golf)
Previous colourful outfits from the Norwegian curling team (Photos: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Germany's Chef de Mission for the Sochi Games, Michael Vesper, shows off the German team's new rainbow uniforms. (Photo: Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The Canadian Olympic team wore these prints to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. (Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Gail Devers of the United States was known for her long fingernails, seen here after a rare moment of defeat in 2004. (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)
Gary Hall Jr. sporting his U.S.A. robe during the 2004 Olympics in Athens. (Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
The Japanese Olympic team wore brightly coloured capes to the 2000 Games in Sydney. (Photo: Clive Brunskill /Allsport)
U.S. track star Florence Griffith-Joyner was famous for her one-legged running suits (and her explosive sprinting, of course). She's pictured here at the 1988 Olympic trials (Photo: Tony Duffy /Allsport)
Ato Boldon of Trinidad and Tobago sporting futuristic sunglasses at the men's Olympic 4x100m semifinals in Sydney in 2000 (Photo: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. snowboarder Shaun White shows off his plaid shirt and denim snowpants after winning gold in Vancouver in 2010 (Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Slovenia's Tina Maze wore this spooky helmet at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver (Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe, the 55-year-old German prince who lives in Austria and will compete for Mexico at Sochi, will wear this Mariachi-inspired getup for his downhill races.
Yesterday, the Norwegian mens' curling team unveiled their new uniforms for the Sochi Olympics, and as per usual, they're outstanding. That got us thinking: the Olympics have long been a showcase for funky, sometimes downright questionable fashion statements. In the gallery above, you'll find a roundup of some of the most outrageous sporting gear in recent memory (excluding figure skating, because that would quickly take over the entire gallery).